Two years after the inaugural event in New York City, the sporting phenomenon returns this summer as Nike hosts the World Basketball Festival in Paris. The second of such festivities, the City of Lights‘ Cité Universitaire Internationale will take center stage with two full-sized and two half-sized basketball courts, all free for Parisian fans to attend and even participate. Along with exhibition tournament and pick-up games, the facility will host several basketball camps, including one with all-female participants. Fans can expect NBA stars Tony Parker, French basketball team’s Boris Diaw, along with other regional basketball legends to join them during the five-day event as well. The World Basketball Festival Paris starts on Thursday, July 12th at the campus of Cité Universitaire Internationale.
World Basketball Festival – Paris
Cité Universitaire Internationale
17 Boulevard Jourdan | Map
75014 Paris, France
Event Dates: July 12th, 2012 (Thursday) – July 16th, 2012 (Monday)