Champions rise above the rim in 40th All-Star Classic

STARS NIGHT OUT—Dallas Maverick NBA superstar DeJaun Blair, home for a rest and visit following NBA playoffs, with Champions CEO Bill Neal and former NBA Star Myron Brown.

There was no shortage of star power, future and past, at the 40th Annual Champions All-Star Basketball Classic, recently held at the Thelma Lovette Centre Avenue YMCA, in the Hill District. The All Star hoops classic featured the top middle school boys teams in the area, the Pittsburgh Bullits vs. the Carnegie Crusaders, and The Myron Brown led Champions Legends vs. The Pittsburgh Job Corps. The 200 plus crowd was treated to classic basketball, future stars, current pros, line dancing, vendors and educational pep talkers presented by former football legend and coach Ron Graham.Special thanks goes to co-sponsors the Centre Avenue YMCA, Highmark, Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Judge Dwayne Woodruff, Penn Avenue McDonald’s, Myron Brown, Marcus Robinson and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity alumni.
PITTSBURGH BULLIT star and owner Marcus Robinson teams up with former pro Myron Brown.

PITTSBURGH CITY LEAGUE BOYS set to jump ball in middle school tournament.

FUTURE STAR in action sharing the skills yet to come at the next level.

PLAYING TOUGH DEFENSE—Former European pro star and Connie Hawkins League MVP Warren Wilson D’s up on the Pittsburgh Job Corps. team coached by Debbie Coleman.

THE KINGS from Penn Hills representing the WPIAL set to get it on!


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