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How to Sign up (if you are new to this): if your name does not work in the game slot below- it is because you are new to this system... So you will need to go to our main /home web page (click our logo) and look for the big red button that says Make Payment- and then pay for (what you are picking- below); within a few minutes AFTER paying for your first game- your name will work in the slot (text 503-380-4539 if you have any issues). Then in future things you pick- you do not have to do this (in future games, you will just put your name in the game slot- and we will hit your card- for you).

 Cancellations (text 503-380-4539) that occurs with 3 hours 59 minutes or less, there will be no refund (for a variety of reasons). A cancellation that occurs within 4 hours or more notice- there is a full refund

Saturday

3:00 PM - HALF PRICE SPECIAL- NEW 3v3 Basketball- 1 hour and 5 minutes of action- at Columbia Christian School- - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - normally 10 bucks this is half price for first 5 Saturdays. You will play three 20minute games against 3 other teams. Pictured is the half court you will play on. - $5

12 to 16 players signed up gives us 4 teams for the touranment where your team plays vs the other 3 teams one time each. In the event we get 11 or less players- we will still play so- show up- but this will change to being a 5v5 full court 1hour game. We will use the electronic scoreboard. Scoring will be by 2s and 3s. The point of this event is for fun. Some teams will use this to practice for the various outdoor 3vs3 tournaments this Summer. Each team will have 3players or a maximum of 4players- meaning 1 substitute maximum.
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4:05 PM - BONUS TIME GAME- this will be 58 minutes 5v5 Full Court- Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $13

You are playing in a 5v5 game with SEVEN players per team BUT playing 10 more minutes than normal so everyone gets a huge workout. And the cost of this game is discounted to 13 bucks whereas normally a 50minute game is 15 bucks. Total playing time is 58 minutes. We are listing 14 spots- show up and we will divide into 2 teams to play a league game. We will have 1 or 2 referees. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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Sunday

6:00 PM - New- you can join an INDIVIDUAL TEAM on Sundays for the full season- Text 503-380-4539 for info. - $99

You would be paying and joining a full 8 game season with play on Sundays- with 6 other players who would be your teammates. We run TWO TEAMS for individuals on Sundays- a MORNING team and an EVENING team. Reasons to join a TEAM vs going week-by-week with Picktoplay- You get a spot each week... each week you get better as a team... Our individual teams get to play in the playoffs- so you might get a bonus 9th game. Cost is $99 for 8 games whereas PicktoPlay single game commitment is around 15 bucks and some weeks there are no spots available.

9:30 AM - Zero referees COOPERATIVE game- 56 minutes 5v5 Full Court- Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $13

This game will be 56 minutes against the 930am group below. This is 6 more minutes than normal games. We use scoreboards - we jump ball to start the game- we even require black vs white uniforms so it feels and runs like a real game - but we have NO referees in all of our Sunday morning games- we have a game supervisor but the games are call your own. These games are an incredible workout.
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9:30 AM - Zero referees COOPERATIVE game- 56 minutes 5v5 Full Court- Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $13

This game will be 56 minutes against the 930am group above. This is 6 more minutes than normal games. We use scoreboards - we jump ball to start the game- we even require black vs white uniforms so it feels and runs like a real game - but we have NO referees in all of our Sunday morning games- we have a game supervisor but the games are call your own. These games are an incredible workout.
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10:30 AM - League game with 2 referees vs a Sunday team- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court- Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

You are playing on our Sunday individuals team called MORNING BALLERS- you will play against a Sunday league team. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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Nick RamponeJoe RamponeRichard Widmayer

4:00 PM - League game with 2 referees vs a Sunday team- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court- Warner Pacific College - 6800 SE Division Portland - $15

You are playing on our Sunday individuals team called Indy Kevin Pritchard - you will play against a Sunday league team. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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11:30 AM - WOMEN of ANY AGE and MEN ages 40 and over - a basketball game we call MASTERS GAME held at Columbia Christian School School- 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

This is a 50 minute game with a gym supervisor and 14 players divided onto two teams. Masters game means a slower- intentional game of men 40 years and older and women players of any age. If you fit into that category- join us for a nice game of basketball. This game has members who already paid- but we have room for some more people to join us to make 14 players. Of course we only need 10 players to run and we always fill these games so the game will occur as scheduled.
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12:25 PM - WOMEN of ANY AGE and MEN ages 40 and over - a basketball game we call MASTERS GAME held at Columbia Christian School- 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

This is a 50 minute game with a gym supervisor and 14 players divided onto two teams. Masters game means a slower- intentional game of men 40 years and older and women players of any age. If you fit into that category- join us for a nice game of basketball. This game has 9 members who already paid- but we have room for more people to join us to make 14 players. Of course we only need 10 players to run and we always fill these games so the game will occur as scheduled.
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1:20 PM - Parents with kids and TEENAGE players- yes a full court basketball game for parents and kids- and teenage players- held at Columbia Christian School- 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

This is a 54 minute game with a gym supervisor and 14 to 16 players divided onto 2 teams. NOTE- pay just 32 bucks if you bring THREE people in your family- text 5033804539 for that deal. This game has a number of members who already paid for this slot. We have room for 8 more people to join us. Of course we only need 10 players to run and we always fill these games so show up as scheduled.
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Monday

8:00 PM - New- you can join an INDIVIDUAL TEAM on Mondays for the full season- Text 5033804539 for info. - $99

You would be paying and joining a full 8 game season with play on Monday- with 6 other players who would be your teammates. Choose from WEST INDIVIDUALS team or play on the EAST INDIVIDUALS team. Tip times range from 7pm- 945pm. We will run 2 Monday teams - one nicknamed WEST and the other nicknamed EAST bc we will TRY to get their games in those locations. Reasons to join a TEAM vs going week-by-week with Picktoplay- You get a spot each week. Each week you get better as a team. Our individual teams get to play in the playoffs- so you might get a bonus 9th game. Cost is $99 for 8 games whereas PicktoPlay has to charge 15 bucks and some weeks there are no spots available.

6:35 PM - WOMENS GAME- 50 minute 5v5 Full Court Basketball Game with REFEREES. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $13

You will be playing with Lady Hoyas- against a team from the womens Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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7:30 PM - WOMENS GAME- 50 minute 5v5 Full Court Basketball Game with REFEREES. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $13

You will be playing with Lady Flash- against a team from the womens Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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7:30 PM - WOMENS GAME- 50 minute 5v5 Full Court Basketball Game with REFEREES. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $13

You will be playing with Lady Roadrunners- against a team from the womens Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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6:50 PM - Regular city league basketball game w referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Rick Adelman- against a team from the Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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7:45 PM - Regular city league basketball game w referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Lenny Wilkens- against a team from the Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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6:35 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Return to Senden- against a team from the Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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7:30 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Bob Whitsitt- against a team from the Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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7:30 PM - City league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Eric Spoelstra- against a team from the Monday league. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Monday. Bring black white reversible jerseys with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to buy one- you pay in advance- but you will get the jersey at the gym.
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Wednesday

8:00 PM - New- you can join an INDIVIDUAL TEAM on Wednesdays for the full season- Text 5033804539 for info. - $99

You would be paying and joining a full 8 game season with play on Wednesday- with 6 other players who would be your teammates. Choose from WEST INDIVIDUALS team or play on the EAST INDIVIDUALS team. Tip times range from 7pm- 945pm. We will run two Wednesday teams - one nicknamed WEST and the other nicknamed EAST bc we will TRY to get their games in those locations. Reasons to join a TEAM vs going week-by-week with Picktoplay- You get a spot each week. Each week you get better as a team. Our individual teams get to play in the playoffs- so you might get a bonus 9th game. Cost is $99 for 8 games whereas PicktoPlay has to charge 15 bucks and some weeks there are no spots available.

6:55 PM - Regular city league basketball game w referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Columbia Christian School - 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Spencer Ha- against a team from the Wednesday league. Contact us at 503-997-9216 if you would like to join them for the remainder of the season. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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7:40 PM - WOMEN of ANY AGE and MEN ages 40 and over - join a team we call MASTERS WEDNESDAY TEAM that plays at Columbia Christian School- 205 NE 92nd Avenue Portland - $15

Masters game means a slower- intentional group of players- men 40 years and older and women players of any age. If you fit into that category- join us for a nice game of basketball. This program has 4 members who already paid for full Summer season- but we have room for 12 more people to join us to make 16 players for this game. The opponent is each other as we divide into Masters white jerseys vs Masters Black jerseys for a nice game. We normally run with 14 players but tonight we will do 16 and 10minutes of playing time.
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8:05 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. VANCOUVER WA- Lincoln Elementary 4200 NW Daniels Street Vancouver WA 98660 - $13

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Couv Indis- against a league team from the Wednesday league. This game is currently NOT being played but will return... IF you have interest in this will you please text 5033804539 letting Mikal know your interest in playing in Vancouver.

6:30 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Hasheem Thabeet- against a team from the Wednesday league. Contact us at 503-997-9216 if you would like to join them for the remainder of the season. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Wednesday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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7:30 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Joe Cronin should be the GM- against a team from the Wednesday league. Contact us at 503-997-9216 if you would like to join them for the remainder of the season. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Wednesday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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7:30 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. Beaverton Hoop YMCA - $15

You will be playing on our team of individuals called Indy Move the Rock should be the GM- against a team from the Wednesday league. Contact us at 503-997-9216 if you would like to join them for the remainder of the season. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Wednesday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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8:30 PM - Regular city league basketball game with referees- male or female welcome- 50 minutes 5v5 Full Court. HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER 653 NW Culpepper Terrace Portland - $15

You will be playing on our team called SGTIV who needs 2 people. Find your court # by going to main page of PortlandBasketball web and then click on Wednesday. Bring black white reversible jersey with number- or text Mikal 5033804539 to purchase one. Pay for the jersey in advance- pick up the jersey at the gym.
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7:00 PM - PUT your name in the slot below if you want to be on our SUB LIST for EASTSIDE - $15

You will not be charged anything for putting your name in these slots. If something opens up tonight- we will text you ASKING if you want on- and we will charge you ONLY IF you take the opening slot. Also optional- sign up on both sub lists- east and west- if you can do either..
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7:00 PM - PUT your name in the slot below if you want to be on our SUB LIST for WESTSIDE - $15

You will not be charged anything for putting your name in these slots. If something opens up tonight- we will text you ASKING if you want on- and we will charge you ONLY IF you take the opening slot. Also optional- sign up on both sub lists- east and west- if you can do either.
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Uniform Policy

All players in Pick to Play will be required to own a Black-White PortlandBasketball.com uniform. To purchase: Jerseys are $20; to order a jersey text 503-380-4539 telling Mikal you want a jersey and what game location/day you are playing. Then- at the game itself- (as you arrive to the gym) ask the referee for a jersey. The referee will hand you a jersey. Why do I have to buy a jersey? Pick to Play players must follow the uniform rules just like the rest of the league. Should I buy a second jersey? If you play more than once a week we recommend that you pick up a second jersey. Players who forget their jersey will have to purchase a new one.

 





About Pick to Play & Rules for Players

About Pick to Play LEAGUE GAMES (below is only relevant to league games)

About the different prices

Each thing listed above might be priced diferently, weeknight prime time league games are the most expensive.

Why was the Pick-to-Play program created by PortlandBasketball.com?

Pick to Play was created so that players who only have themselves or one or two buddies - can still play in our league games. Pick to Play was created -also- so that league players (already on teams) going 1 time per week could jump in a 2nd run per week. And Pick-to-Play was created because owner Mikal Duilio now has 4 children and he had to find odd pockets of time to play. Many players due to work or family cannot be consistent- with the same day per week so Pick-to-Play works great for those players.

How does Pick to Play work? How do I register- get signed up?

Find a time that works for you from the above 7 days worth of options; submit your name in the game slot - and show up ready to play. The lead referee will provide uniforms, the lead referee is your team captain- and that lead referee will substitute players in and out of the game equally. BUT IF YOU ARE NEW TO THIS- your very first time- you have to text 503-380-4539- saying you want to register (I will text you back a 'one time' registration process); this text will exlain things perfectly.

How do you pay?

Payment is by credit card or debit card only. You only pay for your first game; after that one time- all other games are 'automatically' charged to your credit card, or debit card (you do not have to go in and pay each time, all you do for your 2nd game forward is simply get your name entered on the game slot of your choice. As for that first time payment, that one-time payment- you will pay on the main page of the PortlandBasketball.com website where it says 'Make Payment'; then once you have your payment information submitted, we will text you saying that indeed- you are registered and now you can sign up on your own for any game, any day you want (restated: you do not have to submit payment each time, rather, whatever you signed up for gets deducted from your credit/debit card every game night). Your credit/debit card numbers are secure as we use a service called Authorize.net. Once you are committed to a game, you will be charged unless you cancel with 4 hours (or more) of notice (text 503-389-4539 to cancel).

How to cancel and whether you still have to pay

Cancellation policy: Text cancellation to 503-380-4539 with 4-hours notice or more - we can pull your name and not charge you. Anything 4-hours or less- we have to charge. There are 5 reason for this including 1. our profit is 16% meaning one player 2. You may end up stranding the team with 5 players which is not good for the team, nor the opponent... and 3. Our program is flexible 'as is' (if your on a team you pay 70 and typically miss 2 games, with PicktoPlay you only pay for games you want in so paying for a game you cancel with 3 hours 59 minutes or less is normal/better than league players get.)

Rule #1 for players-is about ball-hogging

A rule we have for players in terms of ball-hogging (which we do not see that often luckily)- is this one rule: you can dribble a lot OR you can shoot a lot...but where we draw the line is this- you cannot do BOTH (restated- you are not allowed to be both the extreme dribbler AND the extreme shooter). Restated yet one more time- with Pick-to-Play - if you dribble up the entire court, you will need to pass the ball to a shooter because it is not fun/normal/acceptable to both dribble the entire court AND end up being the same person to shoot the ball.

Rule #2 for players-is about getting frustrated

Scenario: A player on your team takes a terrible shot; your response: we ask you to try not to drop your head and get frustrated- because that leads to 'not getting back on defense' (and that- will make the game worse)- so we ask that you hustle back on a bad shot and at least you will get a workout (running hard- getting a cardio- is why we are here). What we try to do as a league : 1) our lead referee is the team captain who will make an effort to help 'coach' in these scenarios. 2) our referees will text in problem players to us- so we will be on this situation, your role is to maybe say nothing or limit yourself to saying one thing to the player or lead referee but move on to 'getting your cardio'. This type of player usually stops playing like this naturally or within a short time and if not, we will figure it out. 3) You can always text us after the game as well so we are aware of the situation. If we hear the same thing about the same player, we will usually talk to them, its usually an easy fix (see our rule about how players can dribble a lot... or shoot a lot but players in PicktoPlay are not allowed to do both, strangely enough, that rule when communicated, cleans up most irritating play.

Why should you play 'Pick to Play'?

If you are by yourself - and/or if its just you and a buddy, you can sign up and play - same day- even tonight!

What is the quality of the Pick-to-Play games?

The actual basketball court, uniforms and the playing time are all A plus. 80% of games go great, 20% go average (you will at least get a solid cardio and a full body workout- that is your worse case if you hustle up and down the court). If you had your own team the % of good games often is more like 90% so Pick-to-Play is not as good as having your own official team but - its pretty close. Most players choose Pick-to-Play because their commitment is 1-game at a time and they can play any day- 360 days per year; players can grab a buddy and play, play alone- some players grab 2-3-4 players and over time meet new players, try out new friends/players as they 'use' Pick-to-Play to build a real team. Use Pick-to-Play however you need Pick-to-Play. Think of it as 'on-demand' basketball games for individuals.