Last week, The Hoop Bus came through Raleigh, North Carolina to continue to highlight social injustices on its nationwide bus tour connecting the basketball community.
The event was co-coordinated by Wade Harris and Zo "Zobeone Knobe" Baxter. Harris owns the Raleigh Firebirds, a professional basketball team in Raleigh that competes in the TBL. Zobeone, a 3x3 basketball player and coach, is founder of Nomad Hoops.
The event was supported by several non-profit organizations, in the area, including Alley Oop Hoops, Building Foundations and Compass Youth Center. In partnership with Vaco, a talent solutions firm, Alley Oop Hoops donated four laptops to the event that were provided to children attending the event to support virtual learning.
The event was a reminder that the game of basketball brings together a diverse community, and you can’t love the game of the basketball without loving the communities that embrace, teach, learn and appreciate the game.
The event brought out many special guests including: