Congratulations to Sirron Ward Jr, a 19 year old College student from Houston Texas who won the first inaugural play 21 basketball tournament
Ward qualified For the finals after the third preliminary game. Ward matched up against overseas veteran and Dallas Baptist University graduate Rafael Farley and Texas state university graduate Duron Ingram in the finals
In an exciting game where the next possession would win the game, Ward grabbed a rebound, Found an opening after a crossover and step back moves, and splashed a three-pointer to win the first championship
“I just wanted to come play hard, and if I played hard I knew I would have a chance” said Ward
Play21 basketball is a trademark brand that promotes playing of the game of 21 basketball in the USA and around the world.
The goal of PLAY21 basketball is to get people at all basketball levels playing the game of basketball, getting them in better shape and physical condition.
There are 32 cities in the USA that have NBA teams, and it is the goal of PLAY21 basketball to promote a play21 tournament in each of these 32 USA cities, then expand into China, Africa, and India
Play21 basketball started in Houston Texas, USA by a small group of basketball enthusiast with the vision of bringing small groups of people together playing 21 basketball . After the pandemic crisis of COVID-19 in 2020, the group envisioned Small group events in which the game of 21 basketball could be played, while at the same time observing strict Covid safety regulations.
With a strict format and participant rotation system, 21 is the perfect basketball games for individuals to test their skills in a limited capacity environment