JBL Pro-Am kicks off summer basketball

Summer basketball is right around the corner – Today was the start of the JBL, the first of many summer pro-am basketball leagues that you can find in Los Angeles. Many players have a chance to make a name for themselves in these leagues and you can see all kinds of talent on any given day; everyone from Entertainers to Overseas players and more.

One of the most exciting teams to watch is Money Gang, a team created by rapper The Game. He not only plays basketball, but also brings out a lot of local and global talent.




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With this being the first game of the pro-am, he posted on Instagram that he would be giving away his autographed Kobe 9 shoes he was playing in. The stands were filled with fans of his to check him out and get a chance to interact.

 3pm today at Hollywood Highschool come see#MoneyGang tip off vs Mentally Fit in the #JBL …… 1st 20 fans through the door get FREE #MoneyGangclothing & one lucky fan will get my autographed Kobe’s !!!!! See you at 3pm when the game start…….#TheRobinHoodProject

Alongside The Game, NFL player Terrelle Pryor joined Moneygang. As the two teams battled it out on the court, it was within a few points and could have gone either way. At the end, Moneygang won. As promised, The Game gave his shoes to a pair of lucky fans and interacted with the other fans that had come to see him. As the season goes on and other leagues begin, you can expect to see the unexpected!



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