Tacoma-local and NBA player Isaiah Thomas will host the sixth annual Zeke-End basketball tournament Aug. 2-4, featuring 24 teams (pre-registered) competing for the championship. Thomas will be playing at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2 with other NBA players joining throughout the weekend.
Zeke-End is open for members of the community to come by and enjoy the games as well as a DJ, food, and fun. All proceeds from the tournament will go to the Isaiah Thomas Family Giving Fund.
Thomas, point guard for the Washington Wizards, will be joined by: Derrick Rose, Detroit Pistons; Zach LaVine, Chicago Bulls; Dejounte Murray, San Antonio Spurs; Jamal Crawford, Phoenix Suns; Marquese Chriss, Cleveland Cavaliers; Terrence Ross, Orlando Magic; Kevin Porter Jr., Cleveland Cavaliers; Jaylen Nowell, Minnesota Timberwolves; Kelly Oubre, Phoenix Suns; James Johnson, Miami Heat; Aaron Brooks and Nate Robinson (list tentative to change).
It all takes place at Tacoma Community College, 6501 S. 19th St., Tacoma.