In its 5th season the Ball Up Search For The Next Tour took off this past weekend at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Ca. Ball Up is a on a mission to deliver the essence of streetball to fans around the world.

The team was put together by CEO Demetrius Spenser in 2009 and is on a mission to provide an opportunity for the sports premiere athletes and fans to share their passion with the world.

The team led by streetball legends the Professor, AO, Bone Collector and Air Up There  is going city to city putting on a show for the fans while looking for their newest team member.One of the recent winners, G Smith, made his tour debut throwing down some of the best dunks of the night.


Ever since the AND1 team left the streetball scene the basketball community have been looking for a replacement. While they are many competitors its seems only one is on the forefront of putting the best team together for the fans worldwide.

The Ball Up tour continues to grow year after year and it will be featured on Fox Sports later in the year. As it grows to be the top rated competition reality series, Ball Up is striving to give the fans what they want. By accomplishing this the tour will help fans realize the roots of basketball and how streetball is where it all started.

The tour will make its way across the Nation stopping in 8 more cities before coming back to LA for the championship game and to crown the winner. Think you have what it takes to play with the best streetball legends out there? Come out to run of the Open Runs and make it on your cities team to challenge the Ball Up All-Stars.

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