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Phoenix Suns fans invited to free shoot-around July 22

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Posted: Saturday, July 16, 2011 12:05 pm | Updated: 1:41 pm, Wed Oct 10, 2012.

The Phoenix Suns are inviting fans of all ages to take their shot on the main court at US Airways Center, when the club hosts "Suns Operation Orange Shoot-around at US Airways Center" from 5 to 8 p.m. July 22.

Admission is free. The event will offer fans an opportunity to shoot baskets on the main court at US Airways Center. In addition, participants of all ages will have a chance to compete in a variety of basketball skills competitions, including 3-point and free throw contests along with a skills competition. Prizes will be awarded within each age group.

Members of the Suns Dancers, APS Solar Squad and Verve Sol Patrol will be on hand to interact with fans. For younger participants, the Suns will have two adjustable hoops and an inflatable slide in the lower bowl of the arena. In addition, the APS Gorilla's Greenhouse will be open for free-play throughout the event.

Operation Orange is the new outreach campaign giving fans an opportunity to interact with the Phoenix Suns and the community through family-friendly events, activities, social media campaigns and charitable causes. Fans are encouraged to log onto for Operation Orange updates and events throughout the summer.



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