On Sunday night (July 27), Hip-Hop stars like LL Cool J, Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss, Troy Ave and Big Sean took to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in support of its inaugural EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge.
Hosted by Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club & DJ Clue, EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge also featured live performances by Fabolous, Big Sean, Troy Ave, Ooh Way featuring Jadakiss, Bizzy and singer Elle Varner, who performed the national anthem.
EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge 2014 included two semi-final games: French Montana’s Team Montana vs. Kendrick Lamar’s Team LA; and Wale’s Team DMV (DC/ Maryland/ Virginia) vs. Fabolous’ Team Fabolous. The final two teams Wale’s Team DMV vs. French Montana’s Team Montana squared off in the final game, with Wale’s Team DMV taking home the championship trophy.
The EBC America Celebrity Basketball Challenge is part of the legendary EBC streetball tournament that has existed at Harlem’s Rucker Park for more than 30 years.
Hit the flip to see fun-filled flicks recapping the whole shebang, including performances by songstress Elle Varner and rapper Big Sean.
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