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Ball Up to bring $100,000 challenge to Birmingham

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Ball Up's 2014 Summer Tour will stop in Birmingham later this month, with a lucrative challenge to the city's basketball players.

Ball Up brands itself as "the leading streetball tour in the nation", and it will hold an open run at Elyton Park (97 Princeton Ave. SW) on Saturday, July 26.

Ten players from the open run will be selected and teamed together in an exhibition game against the Ball Up All-Stars.

The open run begins at 11 a.m. and the exhibition game tips off at Lawson State Community College at 6 p.m.

Two MVP's from the "local" squad will be chosen and invited to a two-day camp in Las Vegas along with the MVP's from the other stops on Ball Up's Summer Tour.

The overall MVP of the Las Vegas camp will be awarded with a multiyear contract with Ball Up worth $100,000.

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