Melo League Vs. Team Philly Set For September 25

Following in the footsteps of the other city-on-city games that have gone down this summer, looks like Team Philly vs Team Melo (Baltimore) will be taking place before the end of the month. Via CSN Philly: “There may or may not be an NBA season this year, but that won’t stop the NBA from coming to Philadelphia. Team Philly, a team made up of basketball stars from the Philly area, will take on Team Melo, a team led by Carmelo Anthony, on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at The Palestra. Team Philly will include Hakim Warrick (Phoenix Suns), Markieff Morris (Phoenix Suns), Marcus Morris (Houston Rockets), Lou Williams (Sixers), Kyle Lowry (Houston Rockets), John Salmons (Sacramento Kings), Wayne Ellington (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jason Thompson (Sacramento Kings), former NBA player Flip Murray and Philly street ball legend Aaron ‘AO’ Owens. Team Melo, comprised of players from the Baltimore area, will include Anthony, Josh Selby (Memphis Grizzlies), Donte Greene (Sacramento Kings), Gary Neal (San Antonio Spurs), Eric Bledsoe (Los Angeles Clippers) and ‘more suprise (sp.) guests,’ according to Rahim Thompson’s Twitter account @RTChosenleague. Thompson, the commissioner of a basketball league in Philly called The Chosen League, organized the game and announced the details via Twitter.  According to Thompson, tickets will be $35 for upper level seats and $50 for lower level seats. The tickets will go on sale ‘next Tuesday at the Palestra and online.'”