WWith the holidays quickly approaching, a lot of people are giving back to the community in more ways than one. Showbiz Kidz hosted a celebrity basketball game at Grant High School in North Hollywood. It also included a toy drive where the guests who came to watch the game had to donate a toy to get in! It was a good turn out and had the support of a lot of actors. The game ended with an exciting game winning shot to get everyone even more excited! Check out the photos below
HHunger Games star Josh Hutcherson hosted a basketball game to raise money and awareness for StraightButNotNarrow.org, as well as raising money and electronics for education. The game took place in the heart of Downtown LA at Nokia Live. Celebrities included everyone from Romeo Miller, Kyle Massey, Don Benjamin, Terrell Owens, Christopher Mintz-Plasse (McLovin), NBA All Star DeMar DeRozan and many more! There were some nice highlights throughout the game but the White team ended up winning it all! Check out the photo gallery below
WWith the summer in full effect and many athletes spending their summer time in Los Angeles, you can expect to see a variety of celebrities coming together for all kinds of events. JaVale McGee started a movement called #JugLife – to encourage people to drink at least a gallon of water a day to improve their health and overall quality of life. In honor of the #JugLife movement, he hosted a charity game to raise money towards building water wells in Uganda in 2015. The game included names like Nick Young, John Wall, Andre Drummond, Omarion, Rashad McCants, Ray J, Terrell Owens, Don Benjamin, Doug Christie, Laura Govan, Kevin McCall and many more. Check out the photo gallery below!
WWith the BET awards being in town, they put on lots of free events for people to come check out. One of the events I went to take pictures at was the Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game inside the LA Convention Center. It had a lot of last minute surprise guests – the players included everyone from Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Floyd Mayweather, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Trevor Jackson, Christian Keyes, Terrell Owens, Tyga, DeSean Jackson, Baron Davis, Josh Smith, Doug Christie, Rajon Rondo, Soulja Boy, Omarion, Terrence J, Kenyon Martin and many more! Guests like Don Benjamin, Bow Wow, Lil Mama and Kid Red came out to watch the game. The halftime performance included Problem and Bad Lucc! The game was actually really close and with seconds left in overtime, Chris Brown passed the ball to Doug Christie for the game winning shot! Chris was awarded the MVP of the game but passed his award to Snoop Dog! It was a fun game, be sure to check out the gallery of pictures below.