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Blacktop Battle 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney Set For Mar. 31-Apr.1

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The Houston Rockets will host the eighth annual Blacktop Battle presented by University of Phoenix Houston Campus on Saturday and Sunday, March 31-April 1.

Teams will be able to showcase their basketball skills in this 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the streets surrounding Toyota Center. The event is open to ages eight and above. Teams will be divided by age and hoops experience.

Players may also register for individual competitions such as the 3-point shootout, dunk contest and skills challenge. The top teams in each age group and top finisher in each individual competition will receive awards.

All participants will receive a complimentary Houston Rockets game ticket, commemorative Blacktop Battle 2012 T-shirt and sponsor gifts.

Registration details and more information about the tournament can be found at

rockets.com. Registration closes on March 28, 2012.

WHEN: Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1

Team Check-in: 7:00 a.m.

Tournament begins: 8:00 a.m.

WHERE: Toyota Center

1510 Polk Street

Houston, TX 77002

CONTACTS: Chrislord Templonuevo

Blacktop Battle Tournament Director

Houston Rockets

713-758-7351

chrislordt@rocketball.com

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