The World Basketball Festival will take NYC by storm this week August 12-15th, featuring a showcase of members of the USA Basketball National Team as well as top high school stars at Rucker Park in the Battle of the Boroughs.
On Friday, a double-header will be played at Rucker Park in Harlem. Puerto Rico vs. Brazil National Team scrimmage and then top High School players go at it in the Battle of the Boroughs (Game 1) and(Game 2). In addition there will be a U19 / Grassroots China HS vs. New York HS
4:00pm - 5:00pm Battle of the Boroughs (Game 1) Brooklyn vs. the Bronx
7:00pm - 8:00pm Battle of the Boroughs (Game 2) Harlem vs. Queens
BATTLE OF THE BOROUGH ROSTERS
BROOKLYN TEAM: Jordan
HARLEM TEAM: Converse
QUEENS TEAM: Nike
Usamvede "Ede" Egharenba
BRONX TEAM: Nike
On Saturday, at Rucker Park France National Team practice session will be held at 12pm-1pm. The Women's Showcase of W4th Street All-Stars vs. EBC at 2:30pm-3:30pm, then Battle of the Borough Championship at 4pm-5pm.
On Sunday, the festival continues at Madison Square Garden with an exciting exhibition double-header featuring the USA vs. France at 1pm, and later China vs. Puerto Rico at 3:30pm.
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