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World Vision Basketball Championship 2022

Event Facts

Date: August 1 - 7, 2022

Venue: TBD, Kansas City, MO

Category: Senior Men's
Level: National Team

Game Days: 4 days

Games: 8 games
Coverage: WVSE.TV

INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL COMING TO KC

World Vision Basketball Championship 2022

Press Release

June 17, 2022

Overland Park, Kansas

World Vision Sports & Entertainment, an Overland Park based sports & entertainment company, is bringing international basketball to Kansas City.


World Vision Sports & Entertainment founded in 2013 by former professional basketball player Daimon Beathea, a pioneer of international high performance basketball exchange, a TV/media veteran. After a two year hiatus with the impact of COVID-19 on global sports industry, WVSE is bringing an international basketball event to the Kansas City metro this August.


The World Vision Basketball Championship 2022 will be hosted by WVSE in downtown Kansas City from August 3 - 7. All four teams have been confirmed, Portuguese national senior men’s basketball team, Ukraine”s national senior men’s basketball team, Senegalese national senior men’s basketball team, and WVSE’s very own elite global selection team.


The Ukrainian national team will come to Kansas City one week prior to the commence of the event for a mini training camp, which will help the team not only prepare the upcoming event, but also for the 4th qualifier window of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 which will be held in Philippines, Japan and Indonesia in next August.


In conjunction with the training camp and the tournament, WVSE will host the Ukraine Day to welcome the Ukrainian national men’s basketball team. Local Ukrainian community and companies wish to contribute the humanitarian course in Ukraine are welcomed.