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Got Game? 8th Annual Corporate Basketball Challenge

The Boys & Girls Club Greenwich will host their 8th annual Corporate Basketball Challenge and basketball workshop on April 23.

Jones Trading Winners BGCG 2013 3-on-3 Basketball Challenge LEFT Michael Hornbuckle, Adam Hyncik, Conner Heine and Steve Priestley. Contributed photo.
Jones Trading Winners BGCG 2013 3-on-3 Basketball Challenge LEFT Michael Hornbuckle, Adam Hyncik, Conner Heine and Steve Priestley. Contributed photo.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is hosting its 8th annual 3-on-3 Corporate Basketball Challenge on Wednesday, April 23, at 5 p.m. 

Thirty-two teams, comprised of basketball enthusiasts and kid supporters from Fairfield County and New York corporations, will play in the tournament and fundraiser to benefit the Club’s programs. The winning team will receive the championship title and trophy. Last year’s Champions represented Jones Trading. 

The event will be at the BGCG headquarters, 4 Horseneck Ln.

Gail Goodrich, NBA superstar from the '70s will give the opening remarks and to kick off the tournament Phaethon Bolton, Club Alumnus and former Wake Forest Division 1 basketball player, now businessman, will kick off the 3 on 3 with a free basketball clinic for 25 Club members ages 8 and older. Kids will learn how to dribble, shoot and pass.

The Basketball Clinic with Bolton will be held 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and the Corporate Tournament starts at 5 o'clock.

The area corporations scheduled to participate in the tournament include:

BTIG, Espalier Global Management, Artha Capital, U.S. Trust, BasePoint Capital,
Axiom International Investors, Camelot Capital, Cobb Capital, Columbus Circle Investors, Credit Suisse, Cristo Rey New York High School, Deutsche Bank, Ellington Management Group, First Reserve, General Atlantic Partners, Gittleson & Associates, johnnie-O, Jones Trading, Lenox Advisors, Merrill Lynch, Mitsubishi Fund Services, NEBCO, Oak Hill Capital Management, Richards, Sageview Capital, Scopus Asset Management, Seneca Capital, Stifel, Stone Point Capital, Tide Point Capital Management, Titan Advisors, UBS and WTAS.

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