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Macker returns from holiday break in Michigan, Ohio & New York

After a stretch of 19 tournaments over the past three months, the folks from Gus Macker gave themselves a bye week this past weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July, visit with family and friends and catch their breath before the heat swelters in August. Now, with the holiday behind them, they’re right back to […]

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Oh, my Gus! IOC bringing 3-on-3 Basketball to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Whether you’re a seasoned vet or a newbie to the courts of Gus Macker, you must be intrigued with the IOC (International Olympic Committee) and their decision to add 3-on-3 basketball to the 2020 games in Tokyo, Japan. Both men’s and women’s teams will be representing their respective countries in less than 4 years. With FIBA […]

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Macker goes Mad with inaugural indoor event at MSA Woodland in GR

Last Saturday, the 2017 Gus Macker All-World Tour opened up with Macker Madness at MSA Woodland in Grand Rapids, MI. It was the organization’s first indoor tournament in quite some time. Hoopers, ballers and shot-callers from around the Midwest descended on the former Woodland Skating Center for the inaugural tournament, a one-day contest for ballers of all […]

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Brand new Macker Madness to open 2017 season indoors at MSA Woodland in Grand Rapids

Less than one year after it closed its doors to the 47-year history of family fun including roller skating, tennis, lacrosse and soccer, the former Woodland Sports Center (Woodland Skating) returned to the spotlight today when Gus Macker announced that this year’s schedule would open with a one-day indoor tournament in Grand Rapids, MI on […]

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2017 Gus Macker summer schedule is set

972 tournaments. 2.2 million players. $15M raised for local charities. That’s the impact Scott and Mitch McNeal’s little Gus Macker basketball tournament, started in 1974 in their parents’ driveway, has had on the hoops world. Since 1987, the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament has traveled around the globe, leaving their hometown of Lowell, MI. Originally a […]

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Gus Macker cancelled in Rapid City, SD; summer 2016 now over

The summer of 2016 has come to an end. After another great year of 3-on-3 basketball throughout the United States, including local stops in Grand Rapids, Belding and Greenville, the staff was schedule to host its’ final tourney of the 2016 campaign in the heart of America, Rapid City, SD. But due to a lack of teams […]

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Gus Macker comes to #BeerCity

Hoops in the heat at Kenowa High School When it comes to basketball in West Michigan, Scott McNeal is a legend. He is the founder of Gus Macker, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament that began in his parents’ driveway in Lowell a long, long time ago. In 1974, the first year, 18 players competed for a […]