United States Sports Academy employees assist Bruce Larsen with the construction of “The Basketball Player” on campus.

A public unveiling of the statue will be 5 p.m. Tuesday, 22 September 2009, at the Academy. The public is welcome to attend. The Academy is also holding a worldwide ballot to help name the sculpture. Visit http://ussa.edu/ballots/basketball-player to vote.

The Press Register has a write up about the dedication at al.com, http://blog.al.com/entertainment-press-register/2009/09/us_sports_academy_will_dedicat.html.