Wolves Slam Squad To Participate In NBA 3X In Barcelona

by Mark Remme
Web Editor

Wolves Slam Squad To Participate In NBA 3X In Barcelona

NBA 3X presented by BBVA will take place in Moll de la Marina in Barcelona July 20-21, 2013. NBA Legend Bruce Bowen will attend the event along with Minnesota Timberwolves Slam Squad, perform a dunk show in a weekend full of competition and free Basketball activities for the entire family.

NBA 3X presented by BBVA gives young players and fans of basketball the opportunity to experience NBA first hand through activities and competitions such as BBVA Knockout, adidas Skills Challenge, the Eagle Slam Cam, Spalding pop-a-Shot, Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, or the Oscar Mayer Dunk Tank. Other popular elements include live DJs, autograph sessions and appearances by NBA players and Legends, dance and dunk shows, merchandise giveaways, and much more.

NBA 3X presented by BBVA is a competition open to boys and girls with teams consisting of up to 4 players in the U14, U16, and 17+ Open categories. The winners of the Open categories from each stop of NBA 3X presented by BBVA will play a single elimination tournament at the Finals in Bilbao on October 4-6 prior to NBA Global Games Bilbao 2013 presented by BBVA, when the Philadelphia 76ers take on Bilbao Basket on October 6th.

“We are excited to host NBA 3X presented by BBVA in Barcelona, a city where fans have always had a wonderful response, which is demonstrated by the fact that we have filled all Registration spots in only a few days,” said Jesus Bueno, VP of NBA in Europe. “We can guarantee that Bruce Bowen, a three time NBA champion and the Minnesota Timberwolves Slam Squad will deliver a great show that everyone at Moll de Marina will enjoy.”

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