Rajon Rondo Tour of Asia in Red Bull King of the Rock 2012. See Final King of the Rock 2012 HK & Macau Winner and Rajon Rondo hosted youth clinics and a court refurbishment.
Rajon Rondo making stops in Taiwan, the Philippines and Hong Kong, Rajon Rondo hosted youth clinics, a court refurbishment and qualifiers for Red Bull King of the Rock. In Hong Kong, Rondo was even able to spend some down time on the water, “becoming one with the banana boat” and doing some wakeboarding.
On Saturday, 22 September 2012, The Boston Celtic Point Guard will be on Alcatraz Island to host the finals of Red Bull King of the Rock, the premier one-on-one basketball tournament in the world. When the global competition was established in 2010, it marked the first time basketball had been played on “The Rock” since the inmates left the island more than 50 years ago. Now in its third year, Red Bull King of the Rock is bigger and better than ever, having expanded to qualifiers in 27 countries, including 33 in the United States. From these qualifiers, 64 finalists head to the island.
The Southern Indoor Court in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, played host to some exhilarating 1-on-1 basketball as the Hong Kong and Macau leg of the Red Bull King of the Rock series reached a climatic end. 64 talented finalists battled it out under the watchful eye of NBA star, Rajon Rondo.
After some thrilling contests in this unique one-on-one basketball series which demands high levels of both physicality and skill, it was Ga Fong from Tuen Mun who came out on top, beating stiff competition from fellow finalist Chan Wing Wai 7 – 10 in the five minute thriller, to book his place at the World Final on September 22nd on the infamous island of Alcatraz, USA where he’ll have the honour of representing Hong Kong and Macau. The World Final will be played in the notorious prison yard on the island, in an experience unlike anything else in sport.
The Winner King of the Rock 2012 HK & Macau Winner – Fong Shing Yee said: ‘What a day! It’s been exhausting but I’m so proud to get through: I know the World Final will be really tough but I can’t wait to get to the US to represent Hong Kong and play on Alcatraz – it really is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.’