NBA Legend Shawn Kemp, Indiana Pacers Lance Stephenson, Music Artists Michael Bivins, Jermaine Dupri, Rico Love To Captain Teams For The AND1 Summer Remix Tournament
Six Time NBA All-Star, Rising NBA Star and Three Basketball Lifers From the Music World Amongst First Official Captains to Form Teams for $100,000 Winner-Take-All signature event, scheduled for August 29-September 1 at The Liacouras Center at Temple University
The AND1 apparel and sneaker brand and event partner IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, today announced a mixture of music and basketball luminaries who will form teams and are scheduled to participate in the launch of the 2013 AND1 Summer Remix Basketball Tournament. The inaugural event will be a 12-team, $100,000, winner-take-all tournament, the largest cash prize for one event in streetball history, to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University during Labor Day Weekend (August 29 – September 1). Leading the list of headliners who will captain teams in the streetball tournament are NBA legend Shawn Kemp, who will form a team of players from the Seattle area, Indiana Pacers star and AND1 athlete Lance Stephenson, who will lead a team of players selected from open tryouts from across the country, and a trio of music legends with a passion for basketball in Michael Bivins, Jermaine Dupri and Rico Love. Teams will be comprised of several former NBA and pro players, streetball legends as well as some of the most accomplished individual basketball and streetball talents in the world.