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LeBron, Durant, Chris Paul coming to Palestra

As covered in an earlier blog post (you can find all of that information here: exhibition game) a game between "Team Philly" and "Team Melo" is scheduled for Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at The Palestra. The game already included all-NBA rosters for both sides, plus Carmelo Anthony, plus 76ers combo guard Lou Williams, plus a bunch of solid NBA names.

LeBron, Durant, Chris Paul coming to Palestra

LeBron James will play in an exhibition game at the Palestra on Sept. 25. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
LeBron James will play in an exhibition game at the Palestra on Sept. 25. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

As covered in an earlier blog post (you can find all of that information here: exhibition game) a game between "Team Philly" and "Team Melo" is scheduled for Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at The Palestra. The game already included all-NBA rosters for both sides, plus Carmelo Anthony, plus 76ers combo guard Lou Williams, plus a bunch of solid NBA names.

Now it includes LeBron James, Chris Paul, and Kevin Durant -- four of basketball's biggest names (including Anthony) will be playing in Philly in two weeks.

Tickets for the game will go on *pre-sale tomorrow (Tuesday). For more information email Rahim Thompson at contact@thechosenleague.com*. Prices are currently set between $30 and $50. The game will be broadcast on the web on The Basketball Channel.

The game was organized by Rahim Thompson, who in 2002 founded The Chosen League in Philly.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

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