2 CHAINZ, REMY MA, PAPOOSE, ALLAN HOUSTON, THE GAME, YFN LUCCI, TREVOR JACKSON, TANK, MILES BROWN AND MORE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BET EXPERIENCE ALL NEW 3-ON-3 CELEBRITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Four star-studded teams will go head-to-head for bragging rights and for a charity of their choice.
WHAT: For the first time in the tournament’s history, four star-studded teams will play for a charity of their choice with the winning team taking home a $50k prize for their respective charity. The basketball game will open up with the Black National Anthem by Katlyn Nichol, and hosted by Christian Crosby, Mouse Jones with behind the scenes footage with Gia Peppers. This year’s charities include: Moms of Black Boys United, Sean Anderson Foundation, FISLL, and Boys and Girls Club of Oakland. Tickets for the Celebrity Basketball Game are exclusively available for purchase by downloading the BET Experience 2019 App.
WHO: TEAM PUMA
Ambassador: A Boogie wit da Hoodie
Players: YFN Lucci, YBN Cordae, TJ Porter, NLE Choppa,
Rapsody, Lil Mosey
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
Coach: 2 Chainz
Players: The Game, Tequan Richmond, Leland B. Martin, Sarunas Jackson, Jackie Long, Blueface, Sinqua Walls, Sheck Wes, Frank Nitty
Hosts: Christian Crosby, Mouse Jones
Sideline Reporter: Jamila Mustafa
Opening Performance: World of Dance
WHEN: Saturday June 22
Saturday: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Attendees will be able to register for the BET Fan Fest wristbands by downloading the BETX ’19 app or going to www.betexperience.com. The BET Fan Fest wristband grants attendees access to some of the hottest events happening during the BET Experience weekend; including the House of Fashion & Beauty, Coke Stage, DJ Hed presents Kicksperience sponsored by Sprite, and year three of the BET Casting Call.
VIP Packages for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE are on sale NOW. In addition to VIP amenities throughout the weekend and incredible seats for STAPLES Center shows, four levels of BETX VIP Packages offer guests the only opportunity to purchase tickets to the highly anticipated BET Awards, broadcast live from Microsoft Theater. Full package amenities and pricing for the Diamond, Platinum, Gold Plus and Gold Packages can be found by visiting https://www.betexperience.com or by calling (877) 234-8425.
General tickets for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE are available NOW at http://www.axs.com/betexperience.
Follow BET Experience on all social media @betexperience for the latest news and be sure to join the conversation by using #BETX.
ABOUT BET NETWORKS
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (VIA)(NASDAQ:VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel is in nearly 85 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa, France and South Korea. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American woman; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET’s growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET Networks around the globe.
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA®
BET Networks, an entertainment powerhouse, once again brings the BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE (BETX), June 20 – 23, 2019 presented by Coca-Cola®. This four-day event will be filled with music concerts taking place at The Novo by Microsoft and STAPLES Center; the BET Fan Fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center including seminars, celebrity basketball games, celebrity meet & greets; and other special interactive events. The weekend will be capped off with the “BET Awards” on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Microsoft Theater.