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Johnson City teachers square off with Harlem Wizards

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JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- The Johnson City school district hosted the Harlem Wizards basketball team tonight.

This was the second year of the event, it's a fundraiser for the Parent Teacher Organization in order to help it provide field trip opportunities.

The Harlem Wizards brought their fun repertoire of trick shots, soaring slam dunks and much more as they faced off against Johnson City teachers and staff.

"It's so fun to watch the kids go out there with these guys, its hilarious. watching our teachers and staff let loose and have fun playing them" Jessica Ford, Co-President of the Johnson City Parent Teacher Organization.

During the day today the school held assemblies where the students met wizard players and got a demonstration of their basketball skills.

The team also told kids the importance of education.

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