Steve Stroney from Team Hope chases after a loose ball during Sunday’s Game of Hope Classic at the Beeghly Center. The game supported the Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, a non-profit organization founded in 2007.
Team Kings’ Todd Muckleroy attempts a shot as Thomas Seifert defends him. All of the players were representatives of local organizations from the community.
Alex Zoldan from Phantom Fireworks makes a makes a move with the ball late in the second half.
Shields attempts a free throw with 18.7 seconds remaining and the game tied in overtime. She converted the free throws, but Team Kings would send the game into double-overtime on its next possession.
Team Hope’s Orlando Jordan attempts what turned out to be the game-winning shot.
Both of the teams posed for a photo following the game. The motto of Sunday’s Hope Classic was “It’s All For the Kids.”