WORLD-CLASS ATHLETES AND ENTERTAINERS COMPETED IN FIRST EVER
MONSTER ENERGY OUTBREAK $50K CHARITY CHALLENGE CELEBRITY BASKETBALL GAME
MAGIC IMAGE HOLLYWOOD MAGAZINE was at the 50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game on July 17th, were celebrities and athletes got together for a good cause and to sweat a little bit too! The historic Pauley Pavilion in the UCLA campus was the place where all these stars got together as one and showed all their best basketball moves to the fans who were there to witness this very special event!
Notable participants and attendees included Blake Griffin (NBA), Maria Menounos (TV Host), Floyd Mayweather (Boxer), Lindsay Arnold (Dancing with the Stars), Terrell Owens (NFL), Colton Underwood (NFL/The Bachelorette), Nick Viall (The Bachelorette), Kendra Wilkinson (Reality TV Personality) and more
Presented by the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour and Live Nation, this special event raised money and awareness for multiple charities in addition to the host beneficiary, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend’s WHO Cares initiative Teen Cancer America.
Eric Dickerson’s team, sponsored by Boom Cups, defeated Andre Drummond’s team (playing for the Andre Drummond Philanthropic Fund), sponsored by Charity Bids, to win the $30,000 for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation. The final score was 71-64.
Halftime featured musical performances by Tyga, Iggy Azalea and Saweetie, as well as a 3-Point and Free Throw Contest where celebrity participants played for the charity of their choice to win $5,000 for their charity. Jack McClinton (CEO of Active Dreamers) won the 3-Point Contest and there was a three-way tie between Lindsay Arnold (Dancing with the Stars), Colton Underwood (NFL/The Bachelorette) and Brittney Elena (MTV’s Wild N Out) for the Free Throw Contest.
Game Coaches were, Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons) and Eric Dickerson (NFL Hall of Famer)
Performers, Tyga (hip-hop artist), Iggy Azalea (hip-hop artist) and Saweetie (hip-hop artist)
Players/Halftime Skills Participants: Floyd Mayweather (boxer), Lindsay Arnold (Dancing with the Stars), Bryan Braman (NFL), Miles Brown (Black-ish), Donovan Carter (Ballers), DJ Irie (DJ), Brittney Elena (MTV Wild N Out), Jena Frumes (actress), Crissa Jackson (Harlem Globetrotter), Rampage Jackson (UFC), Rashad Jennings (NFL), James Kyson (Preacher), Natalie Eva Marie (WWE Diva), Brandon Marshall (NFL), NBA Young Boy (rapper), Terrell Owens (NFL), P-Reala (The Money Team CEO), Simeon Rice (NFL), Shiggy (comedian), Tank (musician), Lisa Maria Varon (WWE Diva), Nick Viall (The Bachelor), Colton Underwood (NFL, The Bachelorette), Kendra Wilkinson (actress, reality TV personality)
Attendees, Farrah Abraham (reality TV personality), Angel Brinks (Basketball Wives), RJ Cyler (actor), da’Vinchi (Grown-ish), Adrian Dev (actor), Laura Govan (Basketball Wives), Michael Irby (CBS Seal Team), Omarion (rapper), Erika Ringor (actress), David Wise (Olympian)
Game Commentators were Peter Rosenberg (Hot 97/ESPN) and Maria Menounos (TV host), Sideline Reporter DJ Paul (Three 6 Mafia) and the event was hosted by DJ Felli Fel (Power 106)
Thank you! and hope to see you next year!