Trevor Booker & Josh Howard Tru-Ballers 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament
by Robert Littal | Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
South Carolinian and former Clemson Tiger, NBA Rookie Trevor Booker, of the Washington Wizards, has announced that he and teammate Josh Howard will host a 5-on-5 basketball tournament at Springfield Park in Mauldin, S.C., Thursday-Sunday, June 9 – 12. The Trevor Booker & Josh Howard Tru-Ballers 5on5 Basketball Tournament, has invited teams from across the country to participate for a $5,000 prize.
Wizards teammates John Wall and Andray Blatch have committed to sponsoring teams for the Trevor Booker & Josh Howard Tru-Ballers 5on5 Basketball Tournament and will attend the event along with special celebrity and athlete guests. Tournament registration is open to teams of men 17 years of age and older; the registration fee is $500, for which teams will receive uniforms (jerseys and shorts) and two coaches shirts. The Tournament’s winning team will receive a $5,000 prize.
The Trevor Booker & Josh Howard Tru-Ballers 5on5 Basketball Tournament is the first event put on by Trevor; it is produced in conjunction with the Josh Howard Foundation and the City of Mauldin, S.C.
Teams interested in competing in the tournament have until May 25 to register by calling 864-346-7216/202-600-0623 or emailing [email protected]. The Trevor Booker & Josh Howard Tru-Ballers 5on5 Basketball Tournament bracket will be announced the week prior to the event.
The purpose of the Trevor Booker & Josh Howard Tru-Ballers 5on5 Basketball Tournament is to help raise funds for the establishment of The Trevor Booker Foundation and continuing the mission of The Josh Howard Foundation. All money generated will not be for profit, it will be used by the foundations to advance their missions.