The most recognizable street ball tournament in the world and LineRocket Entertainment presents the Entertainers Basketball Classic America Celebrity Basketball Challenge hosted by power 105.1’s Breakfast Club. The famous street ball tournament will bring its non-stop action-packed version of basketball from Rucker Park in Harlem to Brooklyn’s own Barclays center.
The players will prove their city has the best basketball players. Each team will have three to five professionals and seven street ball players representing its city. There will be two semi-final games, as well as the championship for bragging rights, so the fans get to see three games for the price of one. Breakfast Club America Celebrity Basketball Challenge 2014 features Wale’s team DMV (DC/ Maryland/ Virginia) vs. Team Philly; and Fabolous’ team NYC vs. Team LA.
Entertainers Basketball Classic America Celebrity Basketball Challenge promises to bring out the best of the best celebrity coached teams and surprise appearances by some of the biggest names in music and professional basketball. Last year at the Entertainers Basketball Classic in Rucker Park, special appearances included: NBA all-stars Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma city thunder, David lee of the golden state warriors, Kyrie Irving of the cleveland cavaliers, kenneth faried of the denver nuggets, tyreke evans of the new Orleans pelicans, Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets and retired NBA players Shaquille O’neal and Shawn Kemp.
Also attending last year was newly appointed NBA commissioner Adam Silver, a long time tournament supporter. Music artists and celebrities who made appearances last year and coached basketball teams included Rick Ross, R. Kelly, Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Waka Flocka, Troy Ave, Vado, Swizz Beatz and Daymond john of ABC’s “Shark Tank.”
Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster, by visiting www.Barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets will also be available at the American Express box. For more information visit Rucker Park Facebook.