In the final weekend of AEBL, Lou Williams’ Uptown Sounds defeated Atlanta Dream Team to win back to back AEBL championships. Uptown Sounds was led by NBA players: Josh Smith (Los Angeles Clippers), Mike Scott (Atlanta Hawks), Kentavious Caldwell Pope (Detroit Pistons) and Lou Williams (Los Angeles Lakers).
AEBL’s Championship Weekend included a 3-point contest, dunk contest and a celebrity influencer game. The 3-point challenge winner was Emmanuel Holloway of HDMD and the slam dunk contest was won by Bobby Brown of Coalition DJs. The celebrity influencer game included Atlanta celebs and supporters of the league and featured former NBA player and current Toronto Raptors assistant coach Jerry Stackhouse, NBA Champion Stephen Jackson and recording artists K Camp, Que, Mykko Montana, Scotty ATL and many more.
The league presented special awards prior to Sunday’s championship game. A few notable awards included the Coach of the Year, presented to Good Life Music Group’s Coach, Antoinette, and the award for Player of the Summer went to Street Execs’ Markeith Cummings. AEBL also recognized Grady High School Athletic director Miss Jelks and Grady High School Head Boys Basketball coach, Brian Weeden, for helping to make the 2015 AEBL season a success.
- Lou Williams Uptown Sounds wins back to back AEBL championships
- AEBL Celebrity Influencer game featured Jerry Stackhouse, Stephen Jackson, K Camp, Que, Sy Ari da Kid, Mykko Montana, Chemack, Scotty ATL Natasha Mosley, and more.
- Notable players who played in the championship game include Lou Williams (Los Angeles Lakers), Josh Smith (Los Angeles Clippers), Mike Scott (Atlanta Hawks), Kentavious Caldwell Pope (Detroit Pistons) and Damien Wilkins (Indios de Mayaguez in Puerto Rico )
- AEBL presented appreciation awards to Grady High School athletic director Miss Jelks and Grady High School head basketball coach Brian Weeden
- AEBL Coach of the Year was presented to Good Life Music Group’s coach Antoniette Howard
- AEBL Player of the Summer was presented to Street Execs’ Marketih Cummings
Saturday – Final Four
Street Execs (7-4) 58 vs ATL Dream Team (8-3) 65
Uptown Sounds (7-3) 80 vs. Team Freeze/C4 (6-5) 70
Sunday – Championship Day
Uptown Sounds (8-3) 81 vs. ATL Dream Team (8-4) 68