Hundreds hit the hoops for annual Gus Macker Basketball Tournament

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — Hundreds took to the basketball court Saturday the popular Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament.

For the second year in a row the tournament stayed on Grand Island.

The tournament was held in Buffalo for 22 years before moving to Darien Lake, then Grand Island.

The event is a fundraiser for the Buffalo Police Athletic League.

The tournament will start again Sunday at 8:30 a.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 10 a.m.

The day ends at 4 p.m. with special event contests.

Since 1987, the Gus Macker tour has expanded, holding a total of 972 tournaments with over 2.2 million players around the country. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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