2020 NBA Cares Event
An amazing Basketball opportunity
Area 26 answered
Two amazing athletes from the Area, Mason LIFE's Chris Carter and Mighty Titans' Tom Merz completed and submitted a very detailed application for a slot. Their videos are below, and well worth watching as inspiration to all of us.
Chris Carter and Coach Emlio Alonzo will be live on Facebook video for the game at 4pm Friday February 15th. Just click the link below
Chris Carter's Video
Chris, his family and Coach Emilo Alonso make their case for the NBA Cares Event
Chris has been a star on the GMU Gold Rush for several years - his skills speak for themselves...
Tom Merz's Video
Our other star Baller, Mighty Titans Tom, talks about his experience on the court, and making friends with Special Olympics
Tom is a very serious athlete, playing sports in all seasons, including the all-new Flag Football Avengers - but Basketball is his passion...
Chris Carter puts two in for the win!
With the clock winding down, GMU Gold Rush player Chris Carter pulled the rebound and hit the bucket to win the NBA Cares Unified game by one point at the buzzer.
The UVAToday paper wrote an article on Coach Emilio Alonso on his work with Chris. Read it here.