Thursday, October 27, 2011

Bryant, Durant and Wade top the official list of the World Tour of the Stars

Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City), Dwyane Wade (Miami) and Dwight Howard will be the stars of the players participating in the World Tour of the Stars.

According to the official list released, besides those already mentioned, will participate in the tournament: Amare Stoudemire, Blake Griffin, Carlos Boozer, Chris Kaman, Chris Bosh, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Love, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler. A last minute dropped out LeBron James (Miami), Carmelo Anthony (New York), Chris Paul (New Orleans) and Steve Nash (Phoenix). Previously, they had guards Derrick Rose (Chicago) and Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City). It is not known why James, 'Melo, Paul and Nash finally decides to unsubscribe from the list, although several news reports point to progress in labor negotiations, the power to spend more time with his family, nor were attracted by the need to spend 52 hours of flight. The first match of the tour will be held next Sunday in Puerto Rico, which are already To sell tickets to the seating capacity of 18,000 people who have the Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot, San Juan. The following games will be played on 1 and 3 November at the O2 Arena, London, while the fourth will be held on 6 the same month in the island of Macao, Cotai Arena in located inside the Venetian Hotel. The tour will be completed on Australian soil when NBA stars play the 8th and 9th November at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. Each player will receive a salary between half a million and one million dollars and most of the money could go for to charitable


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