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Basketball is Back at the BMO

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Basketball is back for one night only in Rockford, IL with a preseason double header featuring four NBA G League teams playing on the newly-refinished basketball court featuring Fred VanVleet’s logo. VanVleet is a Rockford native and former player in the NBA G League who now starts for the NBA Champion Toronto Raptors.

The event begins with a 5 p.m. tip-off with the Windy City Bulls, NBA G League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, facing the Iowa Wolves, NBA G League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

At 7 p.m., the Sioux Falls Skyforce, NBA G League affiliate of the Miami Heat, face the Wisconsin Herd, NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks.

The NBA G League consists of 28 teams all affiliated with NBA organizations and is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing coaches, players, officials and staff for success at the NBA level, while also serving as the league’s research and development laboratory.

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

Directions:
BMO Harris Bank Center - 300 Elm St., Rockford, IL 61101 - FROM THE NORTH ----- Take I-90 East to Business Route 20 (E. State St.) exit. Exit to the right. Merge onto E. State and go about 7 miles through town. Once across the river, turn left at the second light, Church St. The BMO Harris Bank Center is one block down on your left. Parking is on your right. ----- FROM THE SOUTH ----- Take I-39 to US Route 20 (Freeport-5 Rockford Exits). Follow US Route 20 until the third exit, IL 2 (Main St.). Exit and follow Main St. north until you reach Cedar St. Turn left on Cedar St. and go 2 blocks to Court St. The parking ramp will be 1 block to the right. The BMO Harris Bank Center is just east of the parking ramp. ----- FROM THE WEST ----- Follow US Route 20. (Note: Route 20 splits into W. State St. and Route 20; stay on Route 20). Exit from US Route 20 to IL2 (Main St.). Follow Main St. north until you reach Cedar St. Turn left onto Cedar St. and follow 2 blocks. Turn right on Court St. Parking will be on your right. The BMO Harris Bank Center is across the street, east of the parking ramp. ----- FROM THE EAST ----- Take I-90 East to the Business Route 20 (E. State St.) exit. Exit to the right. Merge onto E. State and go about 7 miles through town. Once across the river, turn left at the second light, Church St. The BMO Harris Bank Center is one block down-the orange building on your left. Parking is on your right.

Basketball is Back at the BMO