Basketball tournament teaching life lessons

Basketball tournament teaching life lessons

POSTED: Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 12:51pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 1:21pm

The 10th annual "Yes I Can" Basketball Tournament kicked off this morning at the outdoor courts at LSU.

Ballers from all across the Capital City came out to show off their hoop skills. This included five members of the NBC33 and Fox44 family:. Tammi Arender, Emily Tur ner, Jesse Gunkel, Matt Boudreaux  and  Samantha Morgan Those who put on the event hope everybody had a good time at the event, but they also want to pass one message along to all of the athletes.

"Their circumstances are temporary. You don't have to commit suicide. You don't have to harm anybody when you're going through something."

The NBC33/FOX44 team fought hard, but lost a close batlle 12-8.

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