Ball Up Search for the Next Tour is coming to Independence

Exhibition event is coming to Independence Events Center on Saturday, June 22

(INDEPENDENCE, MO) – The Independence Events Center announced today that the world’s best streetball players including the Professor, AO, Air Up There are joining forces for the “Search for the Next” streetball tour. The tour stops at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22 in Independence, Missouri when the Ball Up All-Stars will take on the Kansas City’s regions best streetball players at Independence Events Center. This live action family-friendly exhibition promises an evening filled with show-stopping slam-dunks and insane ball handling skills. Kansas City’s Best streetball team will be drafted from an open run competition open to the public, ages 18 years and older. Players selected from the open run competition have the opportunity to represent their city in the live arena event against the Ball Up All-Stars that evening. Two lucky players from Kansas City region will also be selected as MVP players and will have the opportunity to win a Ball Up professional contract! Kansas City’s Best will be coached by a surprise NBA Coach!

Tickets for Ball Up Search for the Next Tour: Ball Up All-Stars v. Kansas City’s Best at Independence Events Center at 7 p.m. on June 22 are on sale now. Tickets range in price between $25.00 and $41.50 not including additional fees. Tickets can be purchased at the Silverstein Eye Centers Box Office at the Independence Events Center (open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday), all Ticketmaster locations, online at or by calling 800-745-3000. Groups of 10 or more discounts are available by calling 816-442-6105 or email: “Search for the Next: Kansas City” will be filmed for the #1 rated television series “Ball Up Search for the Next” and will air this summer on Fox Sports. For more information, please visit:

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