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THE GG3x3 CHARITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
George Goldstone was a loving son, devoted husband and loyal friend. In 2015, soon after he was married, George was diagnosed with cancer, aged 32. Despite battling as hard as possible, George passed away in 2016.
George loved the game of basketball - he was an awesome player and coach. In his honour, the GG3x3 charity tournament was created; a celebration of George and what he stood for: competition, drive, loyalty, teamwork, leadership.
The GG3x3 aims to achieve three things - all in George's honour:
1) Raise money to help amazing charities fight cancer and help those who suffer from it
2) Improve grass roots basketball in the UK and grow love for the game
3) Unite people from diverse communities
George was a pure shooter
Martin (GG3v3 founder) and George
George at his wedding
George balling in NJ
George at a game
George and Tues night squad
George in the media
George was a great organiser of charity events, so the GG3x3 also represents that side of his life: generosity and a belief in doing the right thing. For this reason, all the proceeds raised go to charity.
THE FIRST GG3x3 - 3 SEP 2017
What. A. Day.
It was incredible, so many people and so much support. We raised over £7,500 for charity!
77 players in 21 teams
2 contributing sponsors
+25 suppliers giving discounts or free items
We had a live DJ, food and merchandise stands, raffle,
online auction, live auction, half-court shot competition and awesome dunk show too!
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