The "Original Icons and Legends"
Celebrity Basketball Game
Featuring the "Real Velt Hoopers"
Theme: "Restore The Floor"
***TICKET PURCHASE NECESSARY***
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
21st Century Charter High School
724 Washington St, Gary, IN 46402
The "Original Icons and Legends" of Gary Roosevelt's Basketball Tradition
Roosevelt Class of 1982 Basketball State Runner Up
1982 State Track Champions
1982 Football Conference Champs
Glenn Robinson Indiana Hall of Fame Inductee
John Hegwood brings well over 40 years of experience as a player and coach.
John was born in Gary, Indiana. He played high school basketball at Roosevelt High School where he was selected to the 1978 Indiana All-State team and was named a High School All American.
John played college basketball for the Nationally Ranked #1 University of San Francisco Dons, where he was a first team WCAC All Conference player and College All American.
Among his many accomplishments, John appeared in two NCAA tournaments and helped USF to a record of 71-20.
Having played both basketball and baseball at USF, John was chosen by the San Diego Clippers (now the Los Angeles Clippers) in the 1982 NBA Draft and by the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball.
Having chosen a career in basketball, John played for 14 years as a professional player with teams all over the world including Argentina, China, Philippines, and the Calgary Canada 88s of the World Basketball League.
During his career, John has played with, and against, some of the greatest players to ever play the game. Players like Julius (Dr. J) Erving, Ervin (Magic) Johnson, David Robinson, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins, Michael Jordan (MJ), John Starks, Mark Aguirre, Hakeem Olajuwon and a host of other great players.
Gary Roosevelt vs Indianapolis Crispus Attucks
Gary Roosevelt vs Fort Wayne North (18:49)
Gary Roosevelt vs Indianapolis Shortridge
Gary Roosevelt vs Evansville Bosse (9:10)
Gary Roosevelt vs Plymouth
Gary Roosevelt vs Richmond
Gary Roosevelt vs Whitko
Gary Roosevelt vs Brebeuf
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