The Magic Continues: Baron Davis and Paul Pierce's LA Stars Celebrity and NBA Basketball Games
On a mid-summer night every year for two decades, some of the biggest names in basketball and Hollywood were summoned to the hardwood by Magic Johnson and a good cause. Last year, Magic stepped down and handed over the torch to Baron Davis and Paul Pierce, two NBA All-Stars and native Angelenos.
Sunday night at USC's Galen Center, the Davis/Pierce administration carried on the tradition of sloppy yet utterly entertaining basketball for charity for the Second Annual LA Stars Weekend.
The night kicked off with the celebrity basketball game which included the likes of Scrubs' Donald Faison, boxer, Sugar Shane Mosely, Superman Brandon Routh, and of course Snoop Dogg.
While the NBA may not have liked this ball, actor Corey Hardrict didn't mind it at all. He carried the blue team, coached by B-Davis, to victory with 40 points. Yes, 40 points in a celebrity game. During a break in the action he told Best Damn Sports Show's Chris Rose, who emceed the event alongside ESPN Radio's John Ireland, "I ball for real so it's not really fair."