The Ball Up 2012 Tour started this Friday Night in Los Angeles at Cal State Dominguez Hills against Tyreke Evan’s Streetball Team, and it was a game filled with highlights from start to finish! Both teams started to pick up the competitiveness mid way through the 1st quarter. Bone Collector, one of a couple Ball Up players from LA, came out and did what he does best scoring after crossing a few defenders with his signature hesitation crossover. From Tyreke’s team, Jesse “The Kid” was firing early and was showing out with a few new moves that got the crowd excited. Mr. Afrika had the first dunk to get the crowd really going with a nasty fastbreak two-hand windmill. The second quarter started off with an Air Up There dunk off a lob from Pat the Roc which was followed up by this powerful windmill by Mr. Afrika.
The game started to break open with two back to back dunks by Springs, one of them off an oop. Springs showed why he’s still considered one of the top 1-foot dunkers in the streetball world. The Ball Up Team went on solid run with a couple of alley oops between Bone Collector and Mr. Afrika and a sick windmill by Special FX. Assassin from Tyreke Evan’s team started to heat up after hitting a few J’s. Sik Wit It, the other Ball Up player from LA, did what he does best and entertained the crowd with some of his dance moves while handling the rock and hitting a trey over Jesse, which led Jesse to come back at Sik Wit It with a few of his own moves. The half would end with a few more insane dunks from the Ball Up Team inlcuding a Pat the Roc lob to Air Up There, where Air Up There’s head was way over the rim. It’s ridiculous how high the Ball Up Dunkers get on some of their dunks!
In the second half, Tyreke’s team tried to make the game closer with The Handy Man hitting a few threes and getting a few dunks, but the Ball Up Team came out just as strong and pushed the lead to over 20. The Ball Up Team played well together from their passing and alley-oops and even some defense led by Violator. Mr. Afrika finished with a few ridiculous windmills, and Bone Collector still has one of the nastiest, quickest crossovers that I’ve ever seen. The Ball Up Team walked away with the W against Tyreke Evan’s team winning by over 30 points. The game was crazy, and it had the crowd jumping out their seats all night!
The Ball Up Team is playing today in Phoenix, Arizona at the Grand Canyon University Arena. Here’s the Ball Up Facebook page and their schedule, and you can get tickets by clicking on the schedule. For all the latest Ball Up highlights and news, you can check it out here at Ballislife.