Saturday afternoon brought with it sunshine and heat, making for a hard day of hoops.
Despite the heat, some players still managed to rise up and find the glass.
When the ball is out of control, anything can happen. Here a player takes advantage of room for a lay-up.
Free throws are typically easy points. One player lets the ball fly after a foul.
The kids division had some skilled players on the court.
Several athletes displayed skill in shooting from the field, making shots from outside the three point line.
Defense played a big role in the tournament. Making moves near the hoop required effort and skill.
The women’s tournament also provided a wealth of entertaining basketball and skilled players.
One player gets tricky with his opponent during the Court Kingz exhibition game on First Avenue at the Hoop Project in Gallipolis Saturday.
During the middle of the Court Kingz exhibition game, a player pulls his jersey over his face and proceeds to dribble past players down the court.
Jahmani “Mani Love” Swanson, center, faces off against an opponent before dribbling by him during the Court Kingz exhibition game.
One player during the Court Kingz exhibition game hangs from the rim after executing a dunk.
Froggy Fresh raps one of his Youtube crowd favorites before the assembled.
Money Maker Mike, left, and Froggy Fresh, right, perform Saturday evening at the Hoop Project in Gallipolis.
A cameraman for the Court Kingz exhibition game feels the DJ’s music in his feet.
Isaiah Rivera, The Hoop Project 2017 Dunk Contest Champ, has a quick word with one of the other Court Kingz exhibition game players.