NBA Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman coming to coach Ball Up "Search for the Next" Tour, June 22

THE BALL UP “SEARCH FOR THE NEXT” TOUR STOPS IN KANSAS CITY NBA Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman will coach Kansas City’s Best Players

The Ball Up “Search for the Next” tour kicks off in Kansas City, MO, where the famed streetball team will challenge the city’s best players selected from an open run competition. The tour stops at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Independence Events Center. The game will be filmed for top rated television series, “Ball Up Search for the Next” airing fall on FOX Sports 1. Kansas City’s team will be coached by NBA Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman and in addition to some of the most show-stopping streetball in the world; the family-friendly event will also feature special guest appearances, contests, family entertainment and more. In search for the nest up-and-coming Ball Up star, two players from the Kansas City region will be selected as MVPs of the game and will have the opportunity to win a Ball Up professional contract.

NBA Hall of Fame member, Dennis Rodman, will serve as the guest coach of the Kansas City team. Ball Up All-Stars include: The Professor, AO, Baby Shaq, Air Up There, Bone Collector, Pat the Roc, Special FX, Springs, Sik Wit It, Violator and G. Smith.

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 Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Groups of 10 or more discounts are available by calling 816-442-6105 or email: Groups@IndependenceEventsCenter.com.

For media inquiries, interview requests and press credentials please contact Jessica Washington Jessica.washington@pmkbnc.com and Lindsey Latham Lindsey.latham@pmkbnc.com at (310) 854-4800.

About Ball Up, LLC Founded in 2009, Ball Up is the leading streetball tour in the nations, featuring the Ball Up All-Stars which include many of the most celebrated and talented streetball players from around the country. Through its debut of the 2011 Ball Up Season on Fox Sports Net nationwide and tours that span the globe, Ball up provides the ultimate streetball experience for both fans courtside and viewers at home. For more information about Ball Up, please visit www.ballup.com.

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