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July 30, 2013 - NEW YORK, NY

The AND1 apparel and sneaker brand and event partner IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, today announced the addition of Team to the field for the inaugural 12-team, $100,000, winner-take-all tournament, the largest cash prize for one event in streetball history, to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University during Labor Day Weekend (August 29 - September 1). The winner of the Tournament of the Stars Pro-Am Basketball Classic will represent Team Current and former pro players that have played and/or will play in the upcoming Tournament of the Stars Pro-Am Basketball Classic include Penny Hardaway, Sam Cassell, Damon Stoudemire, Stephen Jackson, TJ Ford, Nick Van Excel, Von Wafer and others.

Team and Tournament of the Stars are committed to giving back to local communities and will be playing in the AND1 Summer Remix Tournament not only for bragging rights but will contribute a large portion of the $100,000 cash prize to TOS Scholarship Fund. (Streetball) is the premier basketball platform that showcases the trendsetters on its marquee website and mobile application called 'Streetball Official.' The mission of is to consolidate the fragmented streetball market by connecting players, tournament directors, fans and brands that are worthy of global exposure.

Team will be represented at the AND1 Summer Remix Tournament in true streetball style, meaning a team has to earn the right by winning one of the most competitive summer basketball tournaments in America at the upcoming Tournament of the Stars (TOS) Annual Pro-Am Basketball Classic on Aug. 9-11 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

"It's an honor and privilege to partner with Harold McReynolds, the Tournament of Stars, IMG and AND1 in the largest Streetball tournament in history," Streetball CEO Ryan Mendez said. "Competition, structure and community involvement intersect at the heart of streetball and I'm blessed to be able to represent Team in Philadelphia."

The team will join already announced teams led by NBA legend Shawn Kemp, who will form a team of players from the Seattle area, Indiana Pacers star and AND1 athlete Lance Stephenson, who will lead a team of players selected from open tryouts from across the country, and a trio of music legends with a passion for basketball in Michael Bivins, Jermaine Dupri and Rico Love. Teams will be comprised of several former NBA and pro players, streetball legends as well as some of the most accomplished individual basketball and streetball talents in the world.

The AND1 basketball apparel and sneaker brand got its start in Philadelphia is currently owned and run by Galaxy Brands of New York who recently acquired the business and orchestrated its revival. The mission remains the same as it always has been, to focus on those who are passionate about basketball and use the game as a metaphor success in everything they set out to do in life. The celebration of hard work, freedom of expression and dedication to excellence is reflected in the unique and iconic product that the brand has and will continue to create for both the dedicated player and the casual competitor. AND1 has worked with a number of professional players in its storied history, and currently sponsors Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson. The brand also created the AND1 Summer Remix Basketball Tournament, a 12 team, $100,000, winner-take-all event to held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University over Labor Day Weekend (August 29 - September 1). For more details on the brand vision and programs visit The AND1 apparel and sneaker brand, ttp:// and follow AND1 on Twitter: @And1basketball and Facebook:

IMG Worldwide is a global sports, fashion and media business, with 3,500 employees operating in more than 30 countries around the globe. IMG's areas of expertise are diverse and wide ranging: IMG College; IMG's Joint Ventures in India, Brazil, China and Turkey; IMG Media; IMG Events and Federations; IMG Golf and IMG Tennis; IMG Fashion; IMG Models; IMG Art+Commerce; IMG Clients; IMG Academy; IMG Consulting and IMG Licensing. More information is available at Follow us on Twitter @IMG_Worldwide and on Facebook at

ABOUT is the global basketball network, providing the latest news, events, photos and videos for the more than 700 million people that love the game of basketball. Streetball, through its marquee website,, and its 'Streetball Official' mobile app is an interactive playground that offers adventurous and creative content, driving high-impact engagement with brands in ways that are powerful and authentic. Streetball connects players, tournament directors, fans and brands to the most loyal and dedicated audience around the world. For more information please visit, "Like" Streetball on Facebook at and follow @Streetball on Announces Plans For All-Star Team Of Former Professional Players For The AND1 Summer Remix Tournament.

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