Home Events & Festivals Hoops and Heroes: Not Your Ordinary Ball Twitter Facebook Print About Hoops and Heroes: Not Your Ordinary BallThe Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department will once again take on the Indianapolis Fire Department in a Hoops & Heroes basketball showdown at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Marian University to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Proceeds from the event will support the safety, stability, and self-sufficiency programs at The Julian Center. Prior to tip-off, Darnell “Dr. Dunk” Hillman will host a Jr. Pacers/Jr. Fever basketball clinic for kids age 12 and under. Kids can also explore a police car and fire engine, take the free throw challenge, and enjoy a special halftime show, balloon animals, face painting, and giveaways. Concession stands will be open.