The Paris portion of World Basketball Festival 2012 will provide local basketball youth with an opportunity to take part in basketball clinics on Nike built courts at the Cite Universitaire Internationale from July 13-18. On July 14, the French national team will make an appearance and interact with fans. French fans will have an opportunity to showcase their support for the team on July 15 during France’s game versus Spain game that will be shown on a giant screen at 2:30 p.m.
World Basketball Festival 2012 will conclude its tour in Barcelona July 20-24th by paying tribute to one of the best teams in sports history – the 1992 USA Basketball Dream Team and their debut twenty years ago. With a unique setting at MNAC, the basketball fans can enjoy the games of 3vs3 “Museum finals”, as well as opportunities to meet select players from the 1992 Dream Team, 2012 USA Basketball Men’s National Team and Spain’s teams. During the five days, the USA Basketball Men’s National Team will take part in two games that will feature the top three FIBA-ranked basketball world powers. USA Basketball will face Argentina on July 22 (9:30 p.m. local time) and play against Spain on July 24 (10:30 p.m. local time) at the Palau Sant Jordi, closing-out of World Basketball Festival 2012.
World Basketball Festival 2012 will make the following stops:June 30th, London, UKJuly 12 – 16th, Paris, FranceJuly 13 – 16th, Washington, D.C., USAJuly 20 – 24th, Barcelona, Spain