Chris Paul teams with hoops hall of fame for HBCU double-header in Phoenix at the Footprint Center on November 28-29, 2021.
The inaugural Boost Mobile HBCU Challenged Hosted by Chris Paul includes a two-day double-header that will air on ESPN networks. It will feature Norfolk State, Morgan State, Hampton and Grambling State. Times and matchups will be released at a later date.
“I’m so excited for the chance to give these players the opportunity to experience something not usually available to HBCU student-athletes and compete on a national stage,” Paul said in a press release. “My time in college is something I’ll never forget, and I hope these events gives these players something they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.
“Chris Paul has shown unwavering support for HBCUs and brought an awareness to creating opportunities for the student-athletes at these institutions,” Naismith president and CEO John L. Doleva in a release. “The Hall of Fame is proud to share in Chris’s vision and bring this event to life alongside Boost Mobile and the Phoenix Suns.”