June 13, 2019 | 9:00 AM
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Los Angeles, CA – For this year’s BET Experience Celebrity Basketball Game, the ante — and pace — has been upped for the competition will be a 3-on-3 affair.
HipHopDX can exclusively confirm that 2 Chainz, Remy Ma and Papoose will be among the star-studded participates this time around.
The Artist Formerly Known As Tity Boi will serve as a player-coach and the respected Hip Hop couple will stand is as team ambassadors for their squad.
Each team will play for a charity of their choice, with the winning team being awarded a $50,000 prize for their respective charity.
Hosted by Christian Crosby, Mouse Jones with color commentary courtesy of Gia Peppers and Jamila Mustafa, the game will commence with American Soul actress Katlyn Nichol singing the Black National Anthem and World of Dance conducting an opening performance. Charities such as Moms of Black Boys United, Sean Anderson Foundation, FISLL, and Boys and Girls Club of Oakland will be represented to the fullest.
Fans can purchase tickets by downloading the BET Experience 2019 App. The event goes down Saturday, June 22 inside the Los Angeles Convention Center’s West Hall.
Check down below for the full list of teams/players.
Celebrity Charity: TEAM PUMA
Ambassador: A Boogie wit da Hoodie
Players: YFN Lucci, YBN Cordae, TJ Porter, NLE Choppa, Rapsody, Lil Mosey
Celebrity Charity: TEAM FISLL
Ambassador: Remy Ma, Papoose
Coach: Allan Houston
Players: Tank, Doug Christie, Miles Brown, Casanova 2X, DDG, Ar’mon
Coach: Rudy Gobert
Players: Kalin White, Haiti Babii, Luke Nasty, Sammie, Eric Bellinger, Trevor Jackson, P-LO
Celebrity Charity: TEAM BET
Coach: 2 Chainz
Players: The Game, Tequan Richmond, Leland B. Martin, Sarunas Jackson, Jackie Long, Blueface, Sinqua Walls, Sheck Wes, Frank Nitty
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