The AAU Sullivan Award: Meet Your Finalists

The AAU Sullivan Award: Meet Your Finalists

On April 16, the 89th AAU Sullivan Award winner will be announced. This prestigious award has been given out annually to the nation’s top amateur athlete since 1930 and is the perfect way to recognize the players who entertain, inspire and motivate us the most.

One of these outstanding finalists will join an incredible group of past winners that includes Peyton Manning, Bill Walton, Shawn Johnson, Missy Franklin, and Michael Phelps.

Get to know each of this year’s nominees by looking through our slideshow of finalists and cast your vote here. Then, tune in on April 16th to find out who takes home the 89th AAU Sullivan Award!

Click Through To Learn More About Each Of This Year’s Finalists

Four Reasons To Watch The Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic

Four Reasons To Watch The Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic

Blog Story Bigfoot Hoops

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.

Vote Now: AAU Sullivan Award Semi-Finals

Vote Now: AAU Sullivan Award Semi-Finals

Michael Phelps. Peyton Manning. Shawn Johnson. Ezekiel Elliott.

Before these athletes became global mega-stars, they all were given the prestigious AAU Sullivan Award. Every year since 1930, this award has been given to the best amateur athlete in the nation and it’s time to add another name to the illustrious list.

The semi-finalist voting round is now open and it’s up to you to decide this year’s winner! Voting is open until March 20 and you can vote once every 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE

Let’s highlight each of this year’s semi-finalists.