Duluth East Basketball Tip-Off Dinner
Please join us for our 6th annual Tip-Off Dinner.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14th!
GREYSOLON MOORISH ROOM
John Thomas, 2019-2020 Keynote Speaker
The East Basketball Association has announced that John Thomas will be in Duluth on November 14th to help the Greyhounds start the 2019-2020 basketball season as the Tip-Off Dinner keynote speaker.
A Minneapolis native and graduate of Roosevelt High School, Thomas was a four-year standout for the Golden Gophers (1993-1997). His career with the Gophers saw much success, which included a run to the Final Four in 1997. Thomas was drafted by the New York Knicks with the 25th overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. Thomas logged a professional career that included NBA stops with Boston, Toronto, Minnesota, Memphis, Atlanta and New Jersey, in addition to playing professionally overseas in several countries.
Thomas now serves as the Vice President of Community Engagement for the Timberwolves and Lynx organizations.
Please consider joining us on November 14th at the historic Greysolon Moorish Room to help our basketball program kick-off the 2019-2020 campaign.
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2014-2015 Season: Gary Holquist (former Head Men's Coach at the University of Minnesota-Duluth) & Bob Kunze (former Head Boy's Coach at Duluth East High School)
2015-2016 Season: Don Ness (Mayor of Duluth, former basketball player at Duluth Central)
2016-2017 Season: Nick Guida (former Head Boy's Coach & Minnesota State Champion at Buffalo High School)
2017-2018 Season: Joel Maturi (former Athletic Director, University of Minnesota)
2018-2019 Season: Justin Wieck (Head Mens Basketball Coach, University of Minnesota Duluth)
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