Like most sports promoters, Nels Hawkinson is having to deal with the worldwide coronavirus outbreak and the scheduling problems it has created.

Yet Hawkinson — executive director of Basketball Travelers Inc. — is moving ahead with planning for his company’s two major college basketball events in the U.S. Virgin Islands: the Paradise Jam Summer Tour scrimmages and the Paradise Jam men’s and women’s tournaments.

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