The National Basketball League of Canada and the Halifax Rainmen are excited to unveil the NBL Canada All-Star logo and announce that the inaugural event, brought to you by Rogers Communications Inc., will be held March 31-April 1 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
“We are excited to be bringing this historic event to Halifax, Nova Scotia,” said Andre Levingston, President & CEO of the Halifax Rainmen and President of NBL Canada. “Halifax has long been considered as the basketball capital of Canada. We could not dream of a better place to celebrate the inaugural All-Star Weekend than in Nova Scotia, where the dream and vision of NBL Canada began.”
“NBL Canada All-Star Weekend is a celebration of basketball that unites the entire NBL Canada family and provides our fans with an engaging and interactive experience,” said John Kennedy, NBL Canada Commissioner.
The weekend will consist of two-days of exciting events, from an All-Star breakfast, family activities; to a three-point shoot out, slam-dunk contest, legends game and of course the All-Star Game.
Below are some of the Top names which we should see competing in the game Inaugural 2012 All-Star Weekend:
Gabe Freeman – London Lightning
Ralphy Holmes – Quebec Kebs
Morgan Lewis – Oshawa Power
Akeem Wright – Moncton Miracles
Joey Haywood – Halifax Rainmen
Greg Plummer – Saint John Mill Rats
Antoine Tisby – Saint John Mill Rats
Darrell Wonge – Moncton Miracles
Omari Johnson – Oshawa Power
Anthony Anderson – Saint John Mill Rats
Royce Parran – Quebec Kebs
Kevin Francis – Saint John Mill Rats