Triangle's top hoops talent to come together for Greater NC Pro-Am

wrupard@newsobserver.comJuly 10, 2013 


T.J. Warren #24 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack goes up for a shot against Reggie Johnson #42 of the Miami Hurricanes during the men's ACC Tournament semifinals at Greensboro Coliseum on March 16, 2013 in Greensboro, North Carolina.


Now in its sixth year, the Greater N.C. Pro-Am features some of the top basketball talent from the NBA and ACC.

Four games are played each Tuesday and Thursday at the Durham School of the Arts gymnasium on Duke Street in downtown Durham starting at 6 p.m. The regular season continues until the tournament begins Aug. 6.

Former North Carolina basketball star Jerry Stackhouse is the celebrity host and helps run the tournament. Rosters include NBA players, Division I basketball players and those from area high schools.

Duke incoming freshmen Jabari Parker and Matt Jones are listed on rosters as well as returning Blue Devils Quinn Cook, Amile Jefferson, Alex Murphy and Rasheed Sulaimon. North Carolina’s P.J. Hairston is the only Tar Heel listed as participating.

N.C. State players scheduled to compete in the league include T.J. Warren, B.J. Anya and Anthony Barber, among others.

Along with Stackhouse, professional basketball players include Kyrie Irving, Rasheed Wallace, Josh Powell, Reggie Bullock, John Henson, Raymond Felton and Nolan Smith.

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