The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational: NBA Legends in Historic Men vs. Women Basketball All-Star Game on July 28 in Las Vegas by 30Seconds Dad

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The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational: NBA Legends in Historic Men vs. Women Basketball All-Star Game on July 28 in Las Vegas

Following in the footsteps of Billie Jean King beating Bobby Riggs in the legendary Battle of the Sexes in 1973, on July 28, 2020, there will be the ultimate 5-on-5 men vs. women basketball all-star game, The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational, which is bound to go down in sports history. This will be the first ever men vs. women game airing live on pay-per-view. Hall of Famer Cynthia Cooper has signed on to coach the lady hoopers and former Sacramento King standout and 14-year NBA vet Mike Bibby will coach the men.

This historic battle of the sexes game is part of the upcoming The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational, taking place in Vegas from July 19 to 29 and stirs old NBA rivalries via iconic matchups like the Bulls vs. Knicks and the Heat vs Spurs. 

The women's team is rich with exceptional talent and will go 5-on-5 against an NBA roster with no handicap, they include:

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all teams will stay in a "bubble" environment at the Artisan Hotel in Vegas. Game day players are transported safely with strict health protocols put in place to do battle at the Orleans Arena. The Orleans is host to the WCC Championship annually and is fully setup for basketball.

Men's Tournament Lineup: 

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Donna John
Finally some sports to watch!!
Oh, wow. How cool is that! 😲
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Sounds like a lot of fun, and much needed diversion right now.

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