The Basketball Tournament Tickets
The Basketball Tournament History
The Basketball Tournament has quickly become one of the most popular basketball tournaments in the country. The tournament is free to enter and features the most popular teams from four different regions participating. Teams that end up advancing from their region then move on to the Super 17 where they will compete for a chance to Each year several of the best amateur basketball players in the country are invited to take part in this one of a kind tournament and big time hoops fanatics are eager to get to the arena to see who will emerge victorious. This is a tournament unlike any other where the players are competing for pride but also for a big payday if they are able to emerge victorious. StubHub has tickets to all of the biggest games of the basketball season including The Basketball Tournament.
The final four rounds of the tournament will again be held in Chicago and then in New York in 2015 with the rounds of 16 and 8 taking place on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th at the McGarath Arena in Chicago and semifinals on Saturday, August 1st and the finals being held on Saturday the 2nd at Rose Hill Gym in New York City. Tickets for each day are available as are parking passes. A trip to either Chicago or New York is well worth your time, but when you can see some of the best amateur basketball teams in the country battling it out for a big pay day there is no reason not to go to either city. There are few other events in hoops that assemble a field of quality teams like the ones on hand for the The Basketball Tournament each year.
The Basketball Tournament History
For years The Basketball Tournament, also known as TBT, has been one of the best events in amateur basketball. This is the place to see former college and high school stars who never quite made it to the pros along with street ball legends. All of these players are competing for a huge cash prize that gets bigger and bigger each year. The 2014 winning team won 500,000 dollars but that prize has been doubled to one million in 2015 which means the players on the court will be competing even harder. This year the championship game will be televised on ESPN and features sponsorship courtesy of media giant Grantland. Year after year The Basketball Tournament continues to grow and every big basketball fan will want to be in the stands for the competition whether for the regional rounds, the rounds of 16 and 8, or the semifinals and finals.
Every team in The Basketball Tournament believes they have a shot to win this one of a kind tournament but it takes a lot more than just outscoring your opponents to advance in The Basketball Tournament. Fans vote on the majority of the teams that advance out of the regional rounds of The Basketball Tournament meaning that if a team wants to continue to move on they will have to impress the crowd by putting on an amazing show. There are a handful of other at-large berths provided for teams but the entire competition fans are treated to a basketball tournament in which everyone on the court is as concerned with winning the crowd over as they ware with outscoring the opponent. This all adds up to what has become one of the most exciting and fan-friendly experiences in all of basketball. Whether you enjoy college hoops, the NBA, or street ball like the old And 1 Tour or the jaw-dropping moves on display at street ball meccas like Rucker Park you are sure to love The Basketball Tournament.
Many of the best and most entertaining athletes in the world participate in street basketball, and the game gives birth to some the most passionate fans in the world of sports, this combination produces an environment that is unparalleled. When you step into the gym for the 2015 Basketball Tournament this will all be evident. As the teams get set for the opening tip off, fans stand up and loudly cheer for their favorite team. The games continue with end-to-end action, big-time shots and clutch defensive stops. Suddenly the clock is winding down in the second half and the two sides are desperately looking to gain control of a game that has been back and forth for most of the afternoon. Anxiety fills the arena both on the court and in the stands and each possession becomes more and more important. Finally one team pulls ahead just long enough to advance twin this one of a kind o the next round and their players and fans explode in ecstasy.
The defending champions are always invited back to play in The Basketball Tournament.