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Streetball fundraiser to help local youth basketball clubs

David Crockett instructional assist and former assistant basketball coach Damon Johnson helps a youth basketball player during one of his team’s practices.
David Crockett instructional assist and former assistant basketball coach Damon Johnson helps a youth basketball player during one of his team’s practices.

By COLLIN BROOKS

Staff Writer

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It treated him to a successful collegiate career at the University of Tennessee and allowed him to enjoy a long career in Iceland as a professional basketball player.

Now Johnson, Kevin Moton and Marty Storey are helping with a multiple   youth travel tournament teams. The group has 12 teams in the Tennessee Chosen Few organization with ages ranging from grades 4th-8th.

As a fundraising effort for their upcoming season, TCF will be hosting a Streetball game at Science Hill’s old high school gymnasium on Saturday, May 28.

The contest will feature players that have made a stop on the And-1 Tour.

The game will start at 7 p.m. A youth camp will happen earlier in the day from 10 a.m. to noon at Carver Recreation Center.

Event Schedule:

Saturday May 28, 2016

10am-12pm Kids camp @ Carver Park
12:30pm Main Event Try [email protected] Carver Park
4pm Doors [email protected] Science Hill
4:30 TCF Elite Girls Exhibition Game
5:30 TCF 5th Boys Game
7pm Main Event

 

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