ORLANDO, Fla. – The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World will for a second time host the Jr. NBA Global Championships.
- Jr NBA Global Championships to be held at Disney World
- Tournament will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
- 350 players from around the world will compete
The tournament will take place August 6-11 and feature a roster of 32 boys and girls teams, the NBA announced Wednesday.
The roster includes 350 players ages 13 and 14 from across the U.S. as well as Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, Europe, the Middle East, India, Latin America and Mexico.
The tournament will be separated into U.S. and International brackets, with the winners of the two brackets facing off in the Global Championship games on August 11.
Several NBA and WNBA players will attend the event to interact with the teams and participate in leadership development programs. Players include Miami Heat guard, Dwayne Wade, Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley, WNBA champion Breanna Stewart and former WNBA all-star Swin Cash.
The games will air on Fox Sports channels, including Fox, FS1, FS1 and live-streamed on FoxSports.com.