Get ready, get READY!! The line-up for the highly anticipated BET Experience Fan Fest events, including the Celebrity Basketball Game has been announced.
Sponsored by Sprite®, new partner SneakerCon Slam Dunk contest, and Youth Basketball Clinics will all take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, 2014. All of the Sprite® Basketball Court initiatives are free for fans as part of the BET Experience Fan Fest and require no registration to attend. How cool is that?!!!
Participants for the Celebrity Basketball Game includes: Snoop Dogg, Mike Epps, Flex Alexander, Brandon T. Jackson, Jay Ellis, Tank, Cory Hardrict, Bobby V, JB Smoove, Ben Lyons, Tammy “T-Time” Brawner, LaSean McCoy, Cedric Ceballos, Cory Maggette, Terrell Owens and Anthony Lewis. Hosted by actor, comedian and writer Chris Spencer, the event will feature music by NBA All Star and celebrity DJ Ron “Metta World Peace” Artest. Teams in the Sprite® Celebrity Basketball Game will be coached by Washington Redskins’ WR DeSean Jackson and New York Knicks power forward Kenyon Martin. The game will be streamed LIVE on www.BET.com.
The afternoon will feature a youth basketball clinic with former NBA Star Cedric Ceballos and WNBA All Stars Nneka Ogwumike and Tammy “T-Time” Brawner. BET will also curate a basketball slam dunk competition showcasing various champions from across the country. This year’s Sprite® Slam Dunk Contest will be judged by 1992 NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion Cedric Ceballos along with Terrence Ross and Nneka Ogwumike and will feature a performance by DLow. The celebrity judges will score dunks based on creativity, crowd interaction and other metrics.
All information about the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® can be found at BETExperience.com. Guests can purchase tickets and sign up for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE newsletter to receive updates and announcements before they are available to the general public. Follow the Experience on Twitter @betexperience.