Sounds like a fun few days:
The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the
only alumni association comprised of former NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and
WNBA players, will hold a philanthropic fundraiser – the Legends of Basketball
Fantasy Weekend – at the sparkling Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino, February 24-27,
2014. For full details and purchase information, please visit: LegendsofBasketball.com/FantasyWeekend
The NBRPA and basketball legends Bill Russell, Rick Barry, Otis
Birdsong, Jim Calhoun, Dave Cowens, Darryl Dawkins, Alex English, George
Gervin, Spencer Haywood, Robert Horry, Nancy Lieberman, Micheal Ray Richardson,
Pat Summitt and many more are set to converge on Mohegan Sun for a weekend of
exciting events Thursday, April 24 through Sunday, April 27 as part of the
Legends of Basketball Fantasy Weekend.
Three days of basketball action begins Thursday, April 24 with the
start of the Legends of Basketball Fantasy Camp. From Friday through Sunday,
fantasy campers have a chance to rub shoulders with the greatest players of
all-time and compete on-the-court in an all-inclusive fantasy camp at Mohegan
Sun Arena with basketball legends Barry, Cowens, English, Gervin, Dawkins,
Birdsong and Richardson.
On Friday, April 25 the Legends of Basketball Fantasy Weekend will see the
Legends step off of the court and into the casino to compete with guests for a
$50,000 prize pool during the Mohegan Sun Blackjack Tournament. On the evening
of Saturday, April 26, Mohegan Sun will host the Legends of Basketball
Philanthropy Awards Gala honoring 11-time NBA Champion Russell, 3-time NCAA
men’s basketball champion Jim Calhoun, 8-time NCAA women’s basketball champion
Pat Summitt and sports philanthropist Dr. Richard Lapchick for their legacies
on and off the court.
The Legends of Basketball Fantasy Weekend is a charitable event to
raise funds for the NBRPA’s Dave DeBusschere Scholarship Fund and other
charitable partners. As part of the philanthropic weekend, the NBRPA’s Legends
of Basketball will also conduct a free youth basketball and life skills clinic
for the local community.
All-inclusive fantasy camp spots are just $2500 and include a
ticket to the black-tie Gala honoring Bill Russell. Call 407-797-2432 to
register for the Legends of Basketball Fantasy Camp today!
For non-campers, tournament slots for the Mohegan Sun Blackjack Tournament
start at $100 and tickets for the black-tie Gala are available starting at $300
with VIP packages and sponsorships also available. Tickets can be purchased
through Ticketmaster and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.
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