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Tony Wroten hosts fitness challenge

at Bellevue Baptist Church as part of Healthy Home Court Week.

Tim Jordan/Grizzlies Community Investment

Memphis Grizzlies’ guard Tony Wroten hosted a fitness assembly at Bellevue Baptist Church aspart of the Grizzlies’ Healthy Home Court Week on Thursday, Jan. 24.

The assembly engaged 40-50 children from the surrounding community in various fitness activities to demonstrate that being healthy can be fun. Healthy Home Court Week coincides with the 2013 NBA FIT Live Healthy Week featuring all 30 NBA teams and players joining community members and partners to highlight the importance of living an active, healthy lifestyle through grassroots programs and events, special on-court apparel, and in-arena and online programming.

Healthy Home Court aims to promote a healthy lifestyle by encouraging people in the Mid-South to make healthy food choices and exercise regularly. This unique program has two main points of emphasis: To encourage high school students to eat a healthy breakfast and to encourage families to be active together to promote physical fitness.