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Hoopfest 2010

Hoopfest has been a Spokane tradition for more than 20 years. It’s the largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament and family festival of its kind.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

Sydni Parker, 14, of the Rim Rattlers rolls around defender Jasmine Covington of “To legit for you” during their Hoopfest game on Saturday, June 26, 2010, on Howard Street. The Rim Rattlers won the game 18-6.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

Basketball backboards and courts were stacked back to back on Washington near the Spokane Arena.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

David Thompson of Bellevue and John MacKesy of Post Falls cheer for the team, Post Falls Blazerz.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

The action was fast and furious between the Hoop Hearts and Twolegittoquit.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

Bridger Hanis, 5, of Puyallup, although too young to play in Hoopfest, sported a stylish haircut to support his brother’s team, Bomb Squad.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

Hoopfest courts were jammed back to back looking north through the Washington Street tunnel.


j. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

Mariah Alexander of Team St. Luke’s Tornados keeps her balance while getting hit by a wheelchair during her game against the J Team of Seattle, Saturday, June 26, 2010.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

Between Hoopfest games, Jake Curley, 15, and Hunter Brock, 15, cool off in the water fountain in Riverfront Park on Saturday, June 26, 2010.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

The streets were filled with basketball players and spectators as downtown Spokane was transformed into the world’s largest three-on-three basketball tournament.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

Christelle Simpson of the Spokane Stars can’t believe she’s so open as she concentrates on making her drive to the basket.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

Jackie Adams snuggles with her boyfriend Brad Albert who was waiting for his third Hoopfest game of the day to start on Main Street.


J. Bart Rayniak - The Spokesman-Review

Team members from Gods Amongst Ants, relax near the Spokane Arena after winning their first game at Hoopfest.

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