UAB basketball hoops it up with special friends

VIDEO: UAB basketball visits the Exceptional Foundation

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The UAB Men’s Basketball team visited The Exceptional Foundation Thursday to compete in a dunk contest and 3-point shootout game with their friends with special needs.

The Exceptional Foundation is a non-profit organization that enhances the quality of life for individuals of all ages with developmental challenges by providing social and recreational activities designed to promote healthy living, support social relationships, improve functional skills, and foster community involvement.

“It’s a great event for us and for our team to come out and give back to our community and to spend time with these people at The Exceptional Foundation, it’s awesome,” said UAB Basketball head coach Robert Ehsan.

“We always look forward to this because the environment, there’s so much energy, so much love,” said Senior Guard Jalen Perry.

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