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Summer Basketball Series

BREAKING NEWS: Summer Series dates and locations will be announced later in February. Over 1,300 teams participated in 2018.

Summer Series information

Jr. NBA qualifying tourneys coming to Minnesota

By Breakdown Sports USA 02/06/2019, 1:15pm CST

The Breakdown has teamed with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Basketball Academy to host Jr. NBA qualifiers starting this March through May 2019


  • 20-minute first half with running time.
  • 20-minute running second half with two (2) minutes stop time at the end.
  • Three (3) timeouts per GAME
  • Halftime is Two (2) minutes.
  • Foul rules same HS league game. Seven (7) for the bonus, ten (10) for double bonus.
  • Players are permitted five (5) fouls before fouling out.
  • Pressing IS allowed.
  • Zone Defense IS allowed.
  • First overtime is two (2) minutes stop time.
  • Second overtime is sudden death
  • One (1) timeout allowed in overtime (no carry overs).
  • One (1) technical foul for player or coach: two (2) free throws and ball for opponent. 
  • Two (2) technical fouls in same game for player or coach: disqualified for the rest of tourney and two (2) free throws and ball for opponent.
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: The New MSHSL League rule on free throws will be enforced at all our tourney's from now on. Players will now move on the release of the ball. Please be advised of that with your players. 

Coaches Checklist

  • All waiver forms must be signed and turned into the TEAM CHECK IN the day of the tourney (the form is online).
  • Waiver forms only need to be filled out/submitted once for each player, regardless of the number of tournaments played.
  • Bring reversible practice jerseys.  Numbers must be on the back.
  • Please bring your own basketballs.
  • Each coach will enter the player jersey numbers before each game to scorer's table.
  • Forms are at each scorer's table.
  • Bring your own medical kits. A trainer is on duty, but will not provide medical tape or equipment.
  • Please refrain from bringing coolers and food. Concessions are available and run by host site.



IMPORTANT: Please turn in insurance waivers at each tournament during the check-in process. Please don't email or mail.


Please check back for results of our Summer Series after each event.