Great Foundation 25

the Original icons and legends

G.R.E.A.T. PRESENTS:


      PANTHER EXPLOSION  


The "Original Icons and Legends" 

of   

Gary Roosevelt 

       

Celebrity Basketball Game 


Featuring the "Real Velt Hoopers" 

        

Theme: "Restore The Floor" 


***TICKET PURCHASE NECESSARY***


Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 

12 Noon

 21st Century Charter High School

 724 Washington St, Gary, IN 46402


HONORING:

The "Original Icons and Legends" of Gary Roosevelt's Basketball Tradition   

    

Special Recognition: 

Roosevelt Class of 1982 Basketball State Runner Up 

1982 State Track Champions  

1982 Football Conference Champs  

Glenn Robinson Indiana Hall of Fame Inductee

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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.

1955 state finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Indianapolis Crispus Attucks

1965 state semi finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Fort Wayne North (18:49)

1968 state finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Indianapolis Shortridge

1982 State semi finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Evansville Bosse (9:10)

1982 State finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Plymouth

1987 state semi finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Richmond

1991 State semi finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Whitko

1991 state finals game

Gary Roosevelt vs Brebeuf

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