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Originals to Compete in TBT

$1 Million Winner-Take-All Event

June 24, 2024

Herkimer Originals to Compete in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) $1 Million Winner-Take-All Event
Herkimer, NY – June 24, 2024 – The Herkimer Originals are thrilled to announce their participation in The Basketball Tournament (TBT), a highly competitive, 64-team, single-elimination tournament with a grand prize of $1 million. This prestigious event will be broadcast on Fox Sports, bringing nationwide attention to the skill and tenacity of our team.
The Herkimer Originals will be comprised of an all-star lineup from the American Basketball Association's East and Central regions. This dynamic team is ready to bring their A-game to the court and significantly impact the tournament.
Wesinvite fans, media, and supporters to join us at the Herkimer Diamond KOA Resort from 9 AM to 11 AM this Wednesday. The TBT bracket will be revealed live at 10 AM.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our title sponsor, the Norelli Family Foundation, whose generous support has made our participation in TBT possible. Their commitment to the community and the sport of basketball is truly commendable.
The Herkimer Originals are using the TBT platform to promote Lambert Will’s candidacy for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2025. Lambert was recently inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame as the inventor of basketball, a recognition that highlights his significant contributions to the sport. By participating in the TBT, we aim to further celebrate and advocate for his well-deserved place in Springfield, MA.
Come be a part of this thrilling journey and cheer on the Herkimer OGs as they aim for victory in TBT!
Event Details:
What: Herkimer OGs Bracket Reveal Brunch
When: Wednesday, 9 AM - 11 AM
Where: Herkimer Diamond Mines, Herkimer, NY
For more information, please contact:
Scott Flansburg
Herkimer Originals
(602) 999-0630
About the Herkimer Originals:
The Herkimer Originals are a professional basketball team affiliated with the American Basketball Association (ABA). Committed to excellence on and off the court, the Originals strive to bring top-tier basketball and community engagement to Herkimer and beyond.
TBT is an open-application, single-elimination tournament that features 64 teams competing for a winner-take-all prize of $1 million. It has become one of the most exciting and talked-about events in summer basketball, airing on Fox Sports and capturing the attention of fans across the country.
The Norelli Family Foundation is dedicated to supporting community initiatives, education, and sports programs. Their generous contributions help create opportunities and foster positive change in various communities.
Happy birthday to Joe Norelli, the oldest professional basketball player to score in a game (65 years old).
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