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NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues

NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues (at right)

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NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues and more will be part of the NBA All-Star Challenge at the U of M

November 18, 2015 — 

 

The National Basketball Association’s 2016 All-Star Tour makes a stop at the University of Manitoba on November 20 and 21.

The excitement will start on Friday when the NBA ally-oop station will be set up in the New Gym at the Frank Kennedy Centre from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Stop by and show off your best dunk!

On Saturday, basketball players over the age of 14 have the chance to compete in the Bell NBA All-Star Challenge. The pre-qualifier for a 3-point shootout, skills challenge and dunk competition will begin at 9:00am and run until 1:30pm.

At these are qualification tournaments, competitors will earn their chance to compete at the Bell NBA All-Star Challenge later that day during the Bison basketball games against the University of Alberta Pandas and Golden Bears. Women’s action tips off at 4 p.m. and the men at 6:30 p.m.

The top All-Star challenge competitors will compete for a trip to Toronto and a chance at the national title at NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto.

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