GAME O1 - woMEN

final

Nov 22

Notre dame

81

Gonzaga

65

GAME O2 - WOMEN

final

NOV 22

rutgers

59

Drake

69

GAME O3 - WOMEN

FINAL

NOV 22

south carolina

101

etsu

55

GAME O4 - WOMEN

final

NOV 22

Oregon State

74

western kentucky

60

GAME O5 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

Gonzaga

57

rutgers

40

GAME O6 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

ETSu

67

LOSER GAME 4

82

GAME O7 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

Notre Dame

82

Drake

64

GAME O8 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

South Carolina

68

oregon state

70

GAME O9 - WOMEN

final

NOV 24

rutgers

68

etsu

44

GAME 10 - WOMEN

final

NOV 24

wku

55

gonzaga

76

GAME 11 - WOMEN

final - Championship

NOV 24

notre dame

91

oregon state

81

Final - women

final(OT) - 3rd/4th

NOV 24

drake

90

south carolina

85

Game o1 - Men

Final

Nov 18

washington

82

Santa Clara

68

GAME O2 - MEN

final

NOV 18

Texas A&M

64

Minnesota

69

GAME O3 - MEN

FINAL

NOV 20

MINNESOTA

80

Santa Clara

66

GAME O4 - MEN

8:30PM

NOV 20

washington

71

TEXAS A&M

67

GAME O5 - MEN

3:30PM

NOV 21

Minnesota

68

Washington

66

Events

World Basketball Festival Celebrates The Culture of Basketball in Chicago

GAME O1 - woMEN

final

Nov 22

Notre dame

81

Gonzaga

65

GAME O2 - WOMEN

final

NOV 22

rutgers

59

Drake

69

GAME O3 - WOMEN

FINAL

NOV 22

south carolina

101

etsu

55

GAME O4 - WOMEN

final

NOV 22

Oregon State

74

western kentucky

60

GAME O5 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

Gonzaga

57

rutgers

40

GAME O6 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

ETSu

67

LOSER GAME 4

82

GAME O7 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

Notre Dame

82

Drake

64

GAME O8 - WOMEN

final

NOV 23

South Carolina

68

oregon state

70

GAME O9 - WOMEN

final

NOV 24

rutgers

68

etsu

44

GAME 10 - WOMEN

final

NOV 24

wku

55

gonzaga

76

GAME 11 - WOMEN

final - Championship

NOV 24

notre dame

91

oregon state

81

Final - women

final(OT) - 3rd/4th

NOV 24

drake

90

south carolina

85

Game o1 - Men

Final

Nov 18

washington

82

Santa Clara

68

GAME O2 - MEN

final

NOV 18

Texas A&M

64

Minnesota

69

GAME O3 - MEN

FINAL

NOV 20

MINNESOTA

80

Santa Clara

66

GAME O4 - MEN

8:30PM

NOV 20

washington

71

TEXAS A&M

67

GAME O5 - MEN

3:30PM

NOV 21

Minnesota

68

Washington

66

Events

World Basketball Festival Celebrates The Culture of Basketball in Chicago

Events

World Basketball Festival Celebrates The Culture of Basketball in Chicago

Last month NIKE, Inc. and USA Basketball made an impact in Chicago with programs and activations bringing the community together through the lens of basketball. The World Basketball Festival uses the power of sport to unify the community leveraging some of the games greatest athletes.

The 2014 Nike World Basketball Festival kicked off Thursday August 14, 2014 with an opening ceremony that featured members of the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team. The Chicago Park District’s 63rd Street Beach House is the epicenter of the week, paying homage to basketball’s heritage with a special exhibit of historic footwear and apparel. The beachfront venue is also hosting games and clinics throughout the festival. As part of Nike’s effort to inspire the community through sport, Nike launched CHI-TALK, a forum for Chicago youth to get up-close and personal with inspirational Chicago thought leaders. The forum, hosted by Kevin Carroll, included guest speakers such as Angela Davis, Scoop Jacksn, Coodie Simmons & Chike Ozah, Scottie Pippen, Sheryl Swoopes, Kevin Coval, Xan Aranda and Common.

Basketball competition throughout the week includes the Nike Global Challenge, FIBA 3×3 Tournament, Chi-League Finals and Tournament of Champions. The Tournament of Champions will feature competition between street basketball All-Stars from New York, Chicago, L.A. and D.C. The Global Challenge competition, hosted at Whitney Young High School, features rising stars from the four USA regions as well as Pan Africa, China, Brazil and Canada. Community youth clinics took place with more than 5,000 kids going through skills and drills over the course of the week with USA Basketball athletes Anthony Davis, James Harden, Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan.

As the game continues to grow globally, this event allows Nike, Inc. the chance to celebrate the rich basketball heritage while giving young players and fans a chance to see their on-court heroes and cheer them on as they prepare for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

To cap off the festival in Chicago, the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National teams will match-up against their counterparts from Brazil at the United Center.

The Jordan Brand tipped off the week with the opening of the Take Flight Chi XX9 Experience, a first chance for Chicago consumers to test the performance features of the Air Jordan XX9 and experience FlightPlate firsthand through trialing. A history of Michael Jordan’s great moments, an installation by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley which featured a Jordan inspired “Fly Boy” and a community-sourced art wall, rounded out the experience and paid tribute the deep ties and shared history between the Jordan Brand and the city of Chicago.

Originally created in 2010 as a tribute to the performance and culture of the game, the Nike World Basketball Festival 2014 will expand to bring energy to the basketball communities in Spain as FIBA Basketball World Cup kicks off on Aug. 30.

SOURCE: NIKE INC.

Last month NIKE, Inc. and USA Basketball made an impact in Chicago with programs and activations bringing the community together through the lens of basketball. The World Basketball Festival uses the power of sport to unify the community leveraging some of the games greatest athletes.

The 2014 Nike World Basketball Festival kicked off Thursday August 14, 2014 with an opening ceremony that featured members of the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team. The Chicago Park District’s 63rd Street Beach House is the epicenter of the week, paying homage to basketball’s heritage with a special exhibit of historic footwear and apparel. The beachfront venue is also hosting games and clinics throughout the festival. As part of Nike’s effort to inspire the community through sport, Nike launched CHI-TALK, a forum for Chicago youth to get up-close and personal with inspirational Chicago thought leaders. The forum, hosted by Kevin Carroll, included guest speakers such as Angela Davis, Scoop Jacksn, Coodie Simmons & Chike Ozah, Scottie Pippen, Sheryl Swoopes, Kevin Coval, Xan Aranda and Common.

Basketball competition throughout the week includes the Nike Global Challenge, FIBA 3×3 Tournament, Chi-League Finals and Tournament of Champions. The Tournament of Champions will feature competition between street basketball All-Stars from New York, Chicago, L.A. and D.C. The Global Challenge competition, hosted at Whitney Young High School, features rising stars from the four USA regions as well as Pan Africa, China, Brazil and Canada. Community youth clinics took place with more than 5,000 kids going through skills and drills over the course of the week with USA Basketball athletes Anthony Davis, James Harden, Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan.

As the game continues to grow globally, this event allows Nike, Inc. the chance to celebrate the rich basketball heritage while giving young players and fans a chance to see their on-court heroes and cheer them on as they prepare for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

To cap off the festival in Chicago, the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National teams will match-up against their counterparts from Brazil at the United Center.

The Jordan Brand tipped off the week with the opening of the Take Flight Chi XX9 Experience, a first chance for Chicago consumers to test the performance features of the Air Jordan XX9 and experience FlightPlate firsthand through trialing. A history of Michael Jordan’s great moments, an installation by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley which featured a Jordan inspired “Fly Boy” and a community-sourced art wall, rounded out the experience and paid tribute the deep ties and shared history between the Jordan Brand and the city of Chicago.

Originally created in 2010 as a tribute to the performance and culture of the game, the Nike World Basketball Festival 2014 will expand to bring energy to the basketball communities in Spain as FIBA Basketball World Cup kicks off on Aug. 30.

SOURCE: NIKE INC.

Last month NIKE, Inc. and USA Basketball made an impact in Chicago with programs and activations bringing the community together through the lens of basketball. The World Basketball Festival uses the power of sport to unify the community leveraging some of the games greatest athletes.

The 2014 Nike World Basketball Festival kicked off Thursday August 14, 2014 with an opening ceremony that featured members of the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team. The Chicago Park District’s 63rd Street Beach House is the epicenter of the week, paying homage to basketball’s heritage with a special exhibit of historic footwear and apparel. The beachfront venue is also hosting games and clinics throughout the festival. As part of Nike’s effort to inspire the community through sport, Nike launched CHI-TALK, a forum for Chicago youth to get up-close and personal with inspirational Chicago thought leaders. The forum, hosted by Kevin Carroll, included guest speakers such as Angela Davis, Scoop Jacksn, Coodie Simmons & Chike Ozah, Scottie Pippen, Sheryl Swoopes, Kevin Coval, Xan Aranda and Common.

Basketball competition throughout the week includes the Nike Global Challenge, FIBA 3×3 Tournament, Chi-League Finals and Tournament of Champions. The Tournament of Champions will feature competition between street basketball All-Stars from New York, Chicago, L.A. and D.C. The Global Challenge competition, hosted at Whitney Young High School, features rising stars from the four USA regions as well as Pan Africa, China, Brazil and Canada. Community youth clinics took place with more than 5,000 kids going through skills and drills over the course of the week with USA Basketball athletes Anthony Davis, James Harden, Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan.

As the game continues to grow globally, this event allows Nike, Inc. the chance to celebrate the rich basketball heritage while giving young players and fans a chance to see their on-court heroes and cheer them on as they prepare for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

To cap off the festival in Chicago, the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National teams will match-up against their counterparts from Brazil at the United Center.

The Jordan Brand tipped off the week with the opening of the Take Flight Chi XX9 Experience, a first chance for Chicago consumers to test the performance features of the Air Jordan XX9 and experience FlightPlate firsthand through trialing. A history of Michael Jordan’s great moments, an installation by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley which featured a Jordan inspired “Fly Boy” and a community-sourced art wall, rounded out the experience and paid tribute the deep ties and shared history between the Jordan Brand and the city of Chicago.

Originally created in 2010 as a tribute to the performance and culture of the game, the Nike World Basketball Festival 2014 will expand to bring energy to the basketball communities in Spain as FIBA Basketball World Cup kicks off on Aug. 30.

SOURCE: NIKE INC.