2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge

Uncategorized | | July 1, 2007 at 05:00

usachallenge.jpg Las Vegas is the host to the USA Basketball Mens Senior National Team with stars like Carmela Anthony, Bilber Arenas, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Joe Johnson, Lamar Odom, Paul Pierce, JJ Redick, former Rebel star Shawn Marion and more. The State Farm USA Basketball Challenge will be at the Thomas & Mack Center with tickets ranging from $10-$50 on the UNLV box office website. USABasketball website shows tickets for up to $75. Call 702-739-FANS (3267) or go to unlvtickets.com.

The challenge is a mini-camp from Jul 20-22 to determine finalists for the USA squad to compete Aug 22-Sep 2 in the FIBA Americas Championship which will also be here in Vegas. The Senior National Team will be divided for a Blue-White game, with a number of new players from last summer. This is a rare chance to see many of the best players in the world competing on one court at one time. There will be a three week break followed by the final phase of 2007 training and the FIBA Americas Championship.

Thomas & Mack Center is located at 4505 S. Maryland Pky (corner of Tropicana) UNLV campus Las Vegas NV.
To read more about the USA National Team and get a complete roster go to USABasketball.com. For more info on basketball events in Las Vegas this summer, go to VegasSummerHoops.com