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Hoopfest 2012

More than 7,000 teams and 28,000 players take over 42 Spokane city blocks for the largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament in the world.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Caden Culver, 6, of Sammamish, Wash., reacts as he watches his teammates during Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Caden Culver, 6, of Sammamish, Wash.. reacts as he watches his teammates during Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Caden Culver, 6, of Sammamish, Wash., rejoices as he watches his teammates during Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Whitney Cornelia, right, high fives one of her opponents after a Hoopfest victory in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Nikki Miller, center, battles for possession of the ball during Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Greg Przybylski of Sammamish, Wash., coaches his team during their game at Hoopfest on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Two-year-old Kobe Corrales of Mattawa, Wash., gets a lift from his dad, Everardo Corrales, during Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Theresa Ritscher, front, battles Emilee Schlader for a loose ball during their game at Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Kathy Plonka - The Spokesman-Review

Keara Burgess, 9, of Missoula, had her face painted during Hoopfest in Spokane on Saturday, June 30, 2012.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

NBA players Isaiah Thomas of the Sacramento Kings, center, and Nate Robinson, right, of the Golden State Warriors, sign autographs during Hoopfest in Riverfront Park on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Spokane. The players are in town to participate in the Jamal Crawford A Plus Classic charity game.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

NBA players Isaiah Thomas, left, of the Sacramento Kings, and Nate Robinson of the Golden State Warriors enjoy the Hoopfest festivities Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Riverfront Park. The players are in town to participate in the Jamal Crawford A Plus Classic charity game.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

Youngsters cool off in the U.S. Courthouse fountain on Riverside Avenue during Hoopfest, June 30, 2012 in Spokane.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

John Wall, Jamal Crawford and Maretell Webster fight for a rebound, June 30, 2012 at the Jamal Crawford A Plus Classic in the Spokane Arena.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

Jeremy Pargo soars for a slam dunk over Klay Thompson, right, in the first period of the Jamal Crawfford A Plus Classic, June 30, 2012 in the Spokane Arena.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

John Wall soars for a reverse dunk, June 30, 2012 at the Jamal Crawford A Plus Classic in the Spokane Arena.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

Former Eastern Washington University standout Rodney Stuckey signs autographs for fans at the Jamal Crawfford A Plus Classic, June 30, 2012 in the Spokane Arena. Stuckey now plays for the Detroit Pistons.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

Former Washington State University standout Klay Thompson signs autographs for fans, including Spencer Nichols, at the Jamal Crawfford A Plus Classic, June 30, 2012 in the Spokane Arena. Thompson now plays for the Golden State Warriors.


Dan Pelle - The Spokesman-Review

Jordan Shoff, 12, of Spokane, gets an airbrushed tattoo of Michael Jordan on her arm, on Friday, June 29, 2012 in Riverfront Park before playing in Hoopfest. This is her fourth Hoopfest.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

William Stensgar, center, of the team Bone Arrowz goes up for a rebound against the team Mamas Boys during Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

Players check out brackets as they are updated during Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

Members of the teams Cougar Mania and Farr Out battle for a rebound during Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

Myleka Piapot, 7, plays with a basketball on the sidelines of Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

Isaac Strong checks out his Hoopfest t-shirt during Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

Gavin Grosenick, 8, of Great Falls reacts to incoming basketballs as he sits perched on a hoop during Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.


Tyler Tjomsland - The Spokesman-Review

William Stensgar, center, of the team Bone Arrowz pauses during a game against the team Mamas Boys during Spokane’s 2012 Hoopfest on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Spokane, Wash.

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