NBA 3on3 slam dunks Edmonton this weekend with special guest Raptors' Jamario Moon


    TORONTO, June 13 /CNW/ - The sights and sounds of NBA 3on3 presented by
Rogers will return to Edmonton as part of an eight city Canadian tour this
spring. The NBA-style excitement will take place June 14 and 15 at the
West Edmonton Mall. Edmonton is one of the top markets for the tour with
hundreds of participants and spectators taking part in the action-filled event
each year.
    As the only national 3on3 basketball tournament, the event is geared
towards local basketball enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels in an
environment that mirrors the excitement seen only in the NBA. Gravity defying
athleticism, fast-paced action and inspiring performances describe what can be
expected at the NBA 3on3 tournament.
    Toronto Raptors forward Jamario Moon will be in attendance Saturday,
June 14. In addition to Moon's appearance, participants will experience NBA
style entertainment from The Raptor, 4 Korners Raptors Soundcrew and dancers.
Admission is free for spectators, who are encouraged to participate in many
activities and contests including the Rogers NBA 3on3 Halftime Show, the
Rogers Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday, the PC Financial FILL THE BASKET Contest
and the Speed Stick Shoot for a Grand Contest.
    All 3on3 participants receive a reversible NBA 3on3 basketball jersey and
a gift bag filled with great giveaways. There will be plenty of prizes for
participants too. All registered teams are guaranteed a qualified referee and
a minimum of three games. NBA 3on3 is presented by Rogers with the
Toronto Raptors, Ford Focus, Gatorade, Canada Basketball, President Choice's
Financial, Speed Stick 24/7 and Black Diamond CheeStrings serving as National
Associate Partners.
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For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Rajani Kamath, Toronto Raptors,
(416) 815-5790; Dave DeFreitas, Toronto Raptors, (647) 404-0839

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