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Streetball legend Bone Collector helps kids steer clear of drugs, bullying

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Guam Elite Basketball, Fury Promotions and Bank of Guam presents The Bone Collector Experience. The Anti Drugs & Anti Bullying Campaign takes place on January 27th at the Elite Center in Tiyan and on January 28th at the FD Phoenix Center. Larry "Bone Collector" Williams is an internationally recognized hoopster who was recognized as the Most Dangerous Streetballer Player in the World by Slam Magazine.

Williams said, "This is the Bone Collector from Pasadena California. I am super excited to be coming out to Guam in the next few weeks. One thing I want to share with you guys is that I have a strong relationship with God. And God pushes me in the direction for Anti Bullying and Anti Drugs. The things that affected me and my childhood with friends as I came up through this game of basketball."

Players ages 8 and up can take their game to the next level with personal training tips from Bone Collector at the Skills Clinic on the 27th at the Elite Center in Tiyan. Players can man up and go 1-on-1 with Bone Collector or form a team in the 3x3 tournament. To register go online @ www.furypromotions.net

Dom Sablan with Guam Elite Basketball said "Bone Collector is one of the world's most famous streetballers and skills trainer. People should come out to be really entertained and also learn a thing or two from Bone Collector. He's played professional basketball so he knows both sides of the culture and he also wants to bring out Anti Bullying and Anti Drug campaigns here and share a little bit of his experiences and people can really relate to that."

Basketball fans will get to see some of the top ballers on island lace up against Bone Collector in the Battle of the Island Exhibition Game on January 28th at the FD Phoenix Center. Tickets are $20.00 per person and comes with a raffle ticket for prizes. There will also be a high school skills challenge, 3-point contest, dunk contest and half court shot raffle worth $500.00.

Will Stinnett, also from Guam Elite Basketball, said, "Bone collector going up against the best basketball players on island. We will get to see what he island has to offer going against such a great talent, world renowned with his skills. It will be a battle back and forth and it will be entertaining to see our local athletes going up against a world renowned streetballer to see if they can get him or if he's going to get you. So that's going to be the most entertaining aspect about it."

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