(Atlanta, GA) â€“Â SLAM Magazine, Victory H2O, C9 by Champion, The V Firm, Q6 Entertainment and The Cube Lounge present the Southern Hospitality Showcase Atlanta 2011.Â The sporting event is a summer league styled, competitive basketball exhibition featuring over 20 of the NBAâ€™s hottest players in a high paced, energetic â€œpick-upâ€ style game.
The event, which coincides with BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend, is Friday, September 30, 2011 at Morehouse College – Forbes Arena with the game starting at 8PM.Â Â Proceeds from the charity event will benefit The American Heart Association, Sickle Cell Anemia & Research, Green Boy & Morehouse College Athletics.
Street Basketball Association in partnership with HLA Management is production team for the Southern Hospitality Showcase Atlanta 2011. The event will also include live entertainment including performances and DJ Irie, Official DJ of the Miami Heat.Â Â Confirmed NBA Players participating includeÂ Marquis Daniels, Rajon Rondo. Jason Terry, Steven Jackson, Nate Robinson, Josh Howard, John Wall, Al Harrington, Josh Selby, Trey Thompkins, Travis Thompkins, and JJ Hickson; with more player announcements scheduled for the coming days.Â Â â€œAttendees can expect a perfect blend of the rawness and athleticism street ball is known best for, and the strategies and techniques of professional ball play.Â We’re going to have a great time and raise money for some very worthy causes,â€ explains Marquis Daniels.Â
Tickets go on sale September 22, 2011 on http://ticketalternative.com, and http://whyiball.com.Â Patrons can also purchase tickets at Forbes Arena Box Office the day of the event.Â The game will be streamed live on http://SlamOnline.comcourtesy of http://SpunLive.com.Â