(The latest news on the upcoming AND1 Summer ReMix Tournament)
The Source Magazine Joins the Entertainment Lineup for $100,000 Winner-Take-All signature event, 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 additional participants and entertainment partners for the inaugural 12-team, $100,000, winner-take-all Summer Remix Tournament, the largest cash prize in streetball history. The event will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University during Labor Day Weekend (August 29 – September 1).
Thirteen year NBA veteran Stephen Jackson’s OG Trill Squad, featuring NBA players Wilson Chandler and Marcus Thorton, won the Tournament of the Stars in Louisiana this past weekend and is scheduled to compete at the event. In addition, Skull Gang, a team assembled by hip-hop icon Juelz Santana, has been added to the list of "deep" talent to compete in the streetball tournament.
Santana, who will perform before his team takes the floor, joins a trio of music legends with a passion for basketball in Michael Bivins, Jermaine Dupri and Rico Love, who will all captain or coach teams which will be comprised of several pro players, as well as some of the most accomplished individual basketball and streetball talents in the world.
For complete news on the event, please see the latest release from AND1 Basketball and IMG:
The AND1 basketball apparel and sneaker brand got its start in Philadelphia is currently owned and run by Galaxy Brands of New York who recently acquired the business and orchestrated its revival. The mission remains the same as it always has been, to focus on those who are passionate about basketball and use the game as a metaphor success in everything they set out to do in life. The celebration of hard work, freedom of expression and dedication to excellence is reflected in the unique and iconic product that the brand has and will continue to create for both the dedicated player and the casual competitor. AND1 has worked with a number of professional players in its storied history, and currently sponsors Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson. For more details on the brand vision and programs visit The AND1 apparel and sneaker brand, ttp://www.and1.com and follow AND1 on Twitter: @And1basketball and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/and1basketball.
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