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GHPA Facts
Written by Administrator    Friday, 23 July 2010 01:02    PDF Print E-mail

GHPA Facts

·The GHPA is one of the only leagues in the country where professional, college, and high school athletes are allowed to play together in the off-season.

·NBA stars Ray Allen, Marcus Camby, Vin Baker, Michael Finley, Kevin Ollie, Donny Marshall, Tate George, Manute Bol, Ryan Gomes, Ben Gordon, Rudy Gay, Will Solomon, and more have played in the Greater Hartford Pro-Am.

·Professional players from Argentina, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Lithuania, Turkey & Ireland have played in the Greater Hartford Pro-Am since its first year.

·Thousands of residents from Greater Hartford and beyond attend the GHPA games.

·Past Sponsors include And 1, Spalding, Sprint PCS, Def Jam & many more.

·GHPA receives major print and television media coverage during the summer Pro-Am league due to its continued success.

·During the GHPA summer league the Pro-Am hosts clinics, workshops, and meet and greets with community members giving Hartford youth a unique opportunity to meet their role models up close and personal.

·The GHPA give scholarships to college bound high school students who demonstrate excellence in athletics, academics, and community involvement during an annual awards ceremony.

·GHPA operates year round organizing youth development workshops and events that promote self-esteem, teamwork, community service, and family involvement.

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