You've heard about the Marietta Storm.
You know the owners.
You've seen the Storm Troopers and the pictures at www.mariettastorm.com.
You've heard the anthem and the "Storm is Brewing" compilation CD.
BUT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE BALLERS??????
Majic Dorsey - And1 Star, former ABA Rookie of the Year, 2005 WBA MVP...
Jamario Moon - ABA and NBA D-League vet who was Majic's teammate with the
2005 WBA Champions Rome Gladiators ...
Sly Morgan - 6'10" Forward. Played at SW Dekalb High School and GA State University before playing in Europe...
Anthony Wilkins - A 6'7" guard who played with the Atlanta Hawks and the NBA D-League ...
Plus 8 more ballers WHO GOT GAME!!!
And let's not forget a coaching staff that includes a former Harlem Globetrotter, Dwight Howard's high school coach, a former NCAA Div II Defensive Player of the Year and a former CAU women's team star.
And to top it all off, this Thursday's game will be officiated by two-time Deaf Olympics gold medal b-ball champ Willie Brown. Be sure to arrive early for the pre-game VIP meet & greet at Life University's gymnasium (1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta GA 30060 - off Cobb Parkway 1 mile north of Dobbins Air Force Base). Tip-off is at 7pm. After the game stick around for autographs and photos with your favorite player, dancer or staff member.
Other upcoming chances for you to hang out with the Marietta Storm family:
Thursday, May 11th - The Storm Troopers will be judging cheerleader tryouts at Osborne High School in Cobb County.
Friday, May 12th - The players, coaches and owners will be at Career Day at Finch Elementary School in Atlanta (what's up APS alumni?!)
Saturday, May 13th - Storm Trooper appearance at the Marietta Go Girl Festival, a celebration of girlhood hosted by Marietta's First Lady Dot Dunaway
Saturday, May 20 - The Marietta Storm will host Marietta Middle School's End of the Year Celebration featuring the school's Jazz band and the Anderson Heat will try to avenge their 130-121 loss to the Storm on May 6th
Find details at www.mariettastorm.com
And look for info on these upcoming events: Purple Ribbon live at the June 2nd Storm Home Game, Rain Dance Wednesday - the compilation CD release party hosted by GFU and Organized Rhyme, an in-store autograph session at Athlete's Foot in Cumberland Mall and much, much more.
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