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Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul may have been the odd men out one year ago when LeBron James and Dwyane Wade decided to pair their talents in Miami, but the most famous members of the NBA's new buddy-buddy-buddy-buddy line of thinking will get to share the court together in a just announced series of charity games.
Titled "The Homecoming Tour," all four players will organize combination charity game/food drives/basketball clinics in James' native Akron, Ohio, Wade's hometown of Chicago, Chris Paul's adopted city of New Orleans, and Anthony's "not really, but close'ish to New York" burgh of East Rutherford, New Jersey.
(Also, Chris Bosh will be there for each game. He was kind of left out of the announcement.)
Tim Reynolds from the Associated Press takes it from here:
Events begin Nov. 29 in New York with a court dedication and food drive, before the group moves to Akron for events the following day that include a Wheels for Education prog...
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Each event will feature an exhibition game with two teams of 10 players (to be announced), charitable community events, and basketball skills clinics for local children, presented...
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