Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and other NBA players will give sailors at Yokosuka Naval Base a taste of home Aug. 28 when they pay one of a series of Hoops for Troops visits.
From 10:30 a.m. to noon, Team USA, coached by Mike Krzyzewski, will stop in at the New Thew Gymnasium for a practice. Doors open at 10 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cameras and video recorders are welcome. Hundreds of T-shirts will be given away.
Team USA is in the region for the International Basketball Federation’s world championships, scheduled for Aug. 19-Sept. 3 at Sapporo, Saitama, Hiroshima, Hamamatsu and Sendai in Japan.
Call DSN 241-2941 for information.