Early season tournaments will mostly come to an end this weekend, as the Battle 4 Atlantis, Wooden Legacy, Advocare Invitational, NIT Preseason Tip-Off, Las Vegas Invitational and Barclays Center Classic all finish up. Here's what else to expect this weekend.
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Early season tournaments get into full swing on Friday throughout the day, then continue on throughout the weekend. Here's what you can get excited about this weekend.
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