On behalf of the City of Shreveport, Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation-SPAR, CUMULUS, and Academy Sports and Outdoors we would like to Thank all of you for your participation. We look forward in hosting our 31st Annual Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament next year as we anticipate this tournament continually growing it’s participation numbers. There were over 100 Teams to register; 7 different divisions; 12 different gym sites (Princess Park, Bill Cockrell, Airport, Davis Raines, A.B.Palmer, Hattie Perry, Huntington 1 & 2, Woodlawn, Northwood, Fair Park, CMCTS) used to facilitate the 2018 Tournament (Special Thanks to Caddo Parish School Board and Southern University-Shreveport). For those that missed this year’s tournament, you missed a treat; Celebrity Wheelchair Exhibition Game, 3 Point Shootout Contest, Hip Hop/Old School Dance Contest, great performances and some of the most exciting basketball games one could watch. We had over 15,000 spectators to enter the sites over the weekend. Over 25 contestants to enter into the 3 point shootout. Teams from Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Arkansas.
Congratulations to the 2018 Winners!!!!!!!!!
10U————Desoto Heat (Mansfield, LA)
12U————Nike Elite (Shreveport, LA)
14U————Xpress (Shreveport, LA)
17U————Louisiana Dream Team (Mansfield, LA)
Open Men—-Usual Suspects (Shreveport, LA)
Pro Am——-New Era (Dallas, TX)
Wheelchair—Tyler Thorns (Tyler, TX)