Another year, another classic. From July 25-29, the Entertainment Capital of the World will play host to the Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic. The massive basketball tournament has been going on for over 20 years now and is the perfect showcase for some of the brightest young players in the world. You can click here to learn more about the event and tune in to Eastbay’s social feed for exclusive access to the biggest moments. Here are four more reasons why serious hoops fans need to pay attention:
Calling This Event ‘Big’ Is An Understatement
In all, over 1,000 teams from a variety of age groups compete in this tournament, making it one of the largest basketball events on the planet. It’s non-stop, high-quality hoops over and over.
You’re Catching The Future Of Basketball
Many of your favorite basketball players are Bigfoot Hoops alums. Over 300 pro basketball players are also BigFoot Hoops alumni, including superstars like Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook.
This Truly Is A World Event
From Germany to Canada, from China to Spain, international teams from all over the world travel to Vegas for this prestigious tourney. This is your chance to see the next great international player in the states before everyone else.
It’s Major Recruiting Ground
Since this is one of the last big events of the recruiting season, some of the best coaches in the nation will be in the stands, taking it all in and getting the chance to see these amateur players in action.