Swansea Storm to host American touring basketball side
SWANSEA Storm basketball club tip off the new season in style with an exciting exhibition match against Team USA Select on Tuesday, September 10.
USA Select are a touring team made up of college graduates who are travelling across the UK and Europe in search of securing their first professional contracts.
This is the only game that USA Select will be playing in Wales this year and Storm director Gavin Williams is delighted that they decided to make a stop in Swansea.
"It's great that we have been able to bring them to the city," he said.
"They normally play against the Welsh Men's national team in Cardiff, but due to a clash of dates that wasn't able to happen.
"They called us and asked if we would be interested in hosting a game and we were pleased to accept."
The select side will provide Storm with a tough pre-season test and the game is sure to feature some high scoring and explosive dunks.
The game is being played at the LC and the action gets under way at 8.15pm. Spectators are welcome and entry is free of charge.
Prior to the main event the American players and coaching staff will be running a junior coaching clinic before the game for players up to the age of 16.
Youngsters can come along and learn new skills as well as meet the players.
The cost of the clinic is £2 per player and runs from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.
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