Posted On: 05/6/19 12:26 PM
It doesn’t get much better than the Run N’ Slam.
Held at a basketball museum known as Spiece Fieldhouse — and surrounding venues throughout Fort Wayne — nearly every circuit team in the region puts aside their shoe-sponsorship differences to compete against each other during a quiet period weekend. Oh! And the top non-shoe teams get a chance to beat those guys, too.
Closest thing to grassroots utopia, really.
Player performances also tend to be a bit more memorable at the Run N Slam. Walking into Spiece this weekend, for example, I reflexively remembered Giovanni Santiago’s magic from a year ago and Jelani Simmons’ barrage of transition dunks against Indy Heat in 2017.
Going forward, Sunday’s sem