Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

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Nike City Tournament of Champions

This weekend’s World Basketball Festival events in Washington, D.C. saw a “Tournament of Champions” with a squad of New York City’s best defeated those from Los Angeles by two points in the finals.

Representing the basketball prowess of their respective city, a Nike League featuring teams from Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and New York concluded with the championship game on Sunday, July 15. New York defeated Los Angeles 72-70 in front of a packed crowd at the D.C. Armory as part of the Nike Global Basketball Festival 2012.

Comprised of top players from the four cities, the Nike City Tournament includes a range of players, many currently playing professional basketball overseas.

Washington, D.C. native and best-selling artist Wale performed at halftime in front of a packed crowd at the D.C. Armory during the tournament semifinals Saturday, July 14.

Originally created in 2010 as a celebration of the performance and culture of the game, World Basketball Festival 2012 brings energy not only to the basketball community in Washington D.C., but also London, Paris and Barcelona.

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions

Nike City Tournament of Champions