It has now been one week since the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown’s details were announced, including who would face the Houston Rockets in the preseason game to be held in Birmingham on October 2 (Memphis Grizzlies).
The press conference held at the Alabama Sports Hall-of-Fame featured key speaker and Houston Rockets Legend Robert Horry, who made the official announcement in front of media, bank volunteers and VIP guests.
Didn’t get a chance to attend the press conference? The entire press conference can be see here on Alabama News Center’s website. (scroll to the bottom).
Since the game will be held at Legacy Arena at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, here are a few tidbits about the venue that will host the first professional basketball game to be played in Birmingham, Ala. in 12 years…
Other interesting stories