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Tuesday / May 26.
  • Planet Athlete National Showcase

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    Here’s the schedule for the Planet Athlete National Invitational Holiday Basketball Showcase this week at East Orange (NJ) Campus High School.

    Ticket information: Student Tickets: $5 per day (Must Enter Gym by 12 Noon each day) General Admission Tickets: $10 per day; Reserved Tickets: $20 per day; Season Pass: $25 for access for all three days.

    For more info check out www.planetathlete.org.

    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29TH

    11:00am- Kick Off Show

    11:30am- Adelphi Academy (Brooklyn, NY) vs. Rise Academy (Philadelphia, PA)

    1:00pm- Central Jersey Each One Teach One (Neptune, NJ) vs. Redemption Christian Academy (Troy, NY)

    2:30pm- Paramus Catholic (Paramus, NJ) vs. Satellite Academy (Bronx, NY)

    4:00pm- NIA Prep National Team (Newark, NJ) vs. Thelma Hamilton Campus (Brooklyn, NY)

    5:30pm- East Orange Campus – Girls (NJ) vs. Newark Tech.-Girls (NJ)

    7:00pm- Slam Dunk & 3 Point Contest – Hosted by Former NBA Players Sponsored by Cellus Foundation

    8:30pm- East Orange Campus – Boys (NJ) vs. Paul Robeson (Brooklyn, NY)

    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30TH

    10:30am- Queen City Prep National Team (Charlotte, NC) vs. Rise Academy (Philadelphia, PA)

    12:00pm- Wings Academy (Bronx, NY) vs. TBD

    1:30pm- Thelma Hamilton Campus (Brooklyn, NY) vs. Redemption Christian Academy (Troy, NY)

    3:00pm- Paramus Catholic (Paramus, NJ) vs. Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn, NY)

    4:30pm- NIA Prep National Team (Newark, NJ) vs. Central Jersey Each One Teach One (Neptune, NJ)

    6:00pm- Franklin Township High School (NJ) vs. McKee/Staten Island Tech (NY) – Boys

    7:30pm- Plainfield High School (NJ) vs. Paul Robeson High School (NY)

    9:00pm- St. Benedicts Prep (Newark, NJ) vs. Satellite Academy (Bronx, NY)

    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31ST

    10:30am- Central Jersey Each One Teach One (Neptune, NJ) vs. Queen City Prep National Team (Charlotte, NC)

    12:00pm- Redemption Christian Academy (NY) vs. Adelphi Academy (Brooklyn, NY)

    1:30pm- Thelma Hamilton Campus vs. Our Savior New American (Long Island, NY)

    3:00pm- Plainfield High School (NJ) vs. Mckee/Staten Island Tech – Boys (SI, NY)

    4:30pm- East Orange Campus– Boys (NJ) vs. Wings Academy (Bronx, NY)

    6:00pm- St. Benedicts Prep (NJ) vs. Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn, NY)

    7:30pm- NIA Prep National Team (NJ) vs. Queen City Prep (Charlotte, NC)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.