Everyone's favorite $2 million basketball tournament is back.
"The Basketball Tournament," the grassroots summer nationwide pro-am returns for its fourth year, with another strong crop of current and former college and professional basketball players from around the globe.
The 64-team tournament begins in early July with regional rounds. The East (Philadelphia, Penn.) and South (Charlotte, N.C) regional first and second round games take place on July 8 and July 9. The Midwest (Peoria, Ill.) and West (Las Vegas, N.V.) regional first and second round games take place on July 15 and July 16.
All regional games can be watched on the Watch ESPN app.
The tournament then shifts to New York City for the Super 16, which takes place from Jul 20 until July 23. The event will air on ESPN and ESPN2. The Basketball Tournament culminates with the Semifinals and finals which takes place the weekend of of Aug. 1 in Baltimore, Md.
The 2017 'TBT' field is littered with notable names.
We parsed through the field to find a bevy of players with local ties.
Jonathan Adams, SF — OPI (Old Dominion)
Isaiah Armwood, PF — SuperNova (George Washington)
Jerrelle Benimon, F — FCM Untouchables (Georgetown/Towson)
Josh Boone, SF — Talladega Knights (South Carroll HS/UConn)
Denzel Bowles, C — Ram Nation (James Madison)
DeJuan Blair, SF/PF — Overseas Elite (Wizards)
Bradford Burgess, Coach — Ram Nation (VCU)
Jordan Burgess, SF — Ram Nation (VCU)
Gary Forbes, SF/PF — Talladega Knights (Virginia)
Sharrod Ford, PF — DC On Point (Gwynn Park HS/Clemson)
Darryl Greene, Coach — DC On Point (DeMatha/Niagara)
Mike Hall, PF — City of Gods (George Washington)
Franklin Hassell, PF — Seven City Grain (Old Dominion)
LaFonte Johnson, GM — City of Gods (George Washington)
Cartier Martin, SF/PF — Stickmen (Wizards)
Eric Maynor, PG — Ram Nation (VCU/Wizards)
Jesse Pellot-Rosa, SF — Ram Nation (VCU)
Manny Quezada, PG/SG — Talladega Knights (St. Albans/Rutgers)
Juvonte Redic, PF — Ram Nation (VCU)
Scottie Reynolds, PG — SuperNova (Herndon HS/Villanova)
Joey Rodriguez, Coach — Ram Nation (VCU)
Brandon Rozzell, SG — Ram Nation (VCU)
Vee Sanford, PG — Broad Street Brawlers (Georgetown)
Reginald Sims, SG — DC On point (Friendly HS)
Jamie Skeen, PF — Ram Nation (VCU)
Omar Strong, PG — City of Gods (Douglass HS/Texas Southern)
Isaiah Swann, SG — DC On Point (Good Counsel HS/Florida State)
Etan Thomas, PF — City of God (Wizards)
B.A Walker, PG — Ram Nation (VCU)
Casper Ware, PG — Stickmen (Wizards)
Andrew Washington, SF — DC On Point (Friendly HS/Delaware)
Reggie Williams, SF — Ram Nation (VMI)
Chris Wright, PG — City of Gods (St. John's CHS/Georgetown)