Wilmington Basketball Center officially opens


WILMINGTON. NC (WWAY) — Hoop dreams became a reality as the Wilmington Basketball Center officially opened. The facility on Ogden Business Lane houses two full length basketball courts. The basketball center is available to team sports or individual training sessions.

George Greene, the center’s general manager, said it’s a great place for kids to go.

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“It gives them something to do with school getting ready to start back, with having this place will hopefully prevent kids having idle minds because you know idle minds gets us in trouble,” said Greene. “I think it’s extremely important and I think it’ll be important for the community and the kids.”

And the courts aren’t just for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer and pickle ball teams are invited to rent out the facility for games and practices.