Street basketball at Roland-Garros

Street basketball at Roland-Garros

The famous street basketball event, Quai 54, will be held this year for its 20th anniversary on the Simonne-Mathieu court at Roland-Garros.

An unmissable street basketball event, Quai 54 will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. On the occasion of this particular anniversary, the organizers of the event have put the small dishes in the big and have taken up residence this year at Roland-Garros. On the Simonne-Mathieu court precisely. In addition to the authentic setting, usually dedicated to tennis, this edition promises a great show during the two days of competition, Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2. The ticket office opens from this Friday.

Recognized as the biggest streetball tournament on the planet, Quai 54 will host sixteen men’s teams, mixing professional and amateur players. Each formation will enter the competition at the stage of the 8th finals while in the women’s draw, the eight teams entered will begin their competition in the quarter-finals. And according to the announced menu, there will be talent to spare. International players are expected from Cape Verde, Congo and Ivory Coast among others. But also from France with Guershon Yabusele and the “La Fusion” teamdefending champion.

A live TV broadcast

In addition, NBA stars should attend this unmissable event. Evan Fournier had participated in 2017 while in 2019, Blake Griffin and Jayson Tatum came to attend the show. Because it’s a real party around street basketball and hip-hop culture. Saturday will conclude with the long-awaited dunk contest with world leaders in the field: the Americans Tyler Currie and New Williams as well as the Polish Piotr Grabowski. As for the animation of the Simonne-Mathieu court during these two days, Mokobé of the rap group 113 and Duke were chosen as masters of ceremonies. So many solid convincing arguments The team channel to broadcast the final phases live.

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