Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard, Chris Paul To Participate In Exhibition Game Hosted By President Obama

Add another exhibition charity game featuring NBA players to your agenda. This one is a little different as it’s for President Obama. A game will be held in D.C. on December 12th with Proceeds going to the Obama Victory Fund, a joint fundraising account by the Democratic Party and Obama’s re-election campaign.

Participants include NBA executives as well as players. While being in a lockout forbids contact between players and NBA personnel, the NBA has given the go ahead for this event.

Those listed as participants include:

  •  Miami Heat forwards Chris Bosh and Juwan Howard, also Heat executive Alonzo Mourning
  • New York Knicks forwards Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire
  • New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul
  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Point guard Russell Westbrook
  • Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, Vince Carter and Quentin Richardson
  •  Los Angeles Lakers point guard Derek Fisher
  • Celtics Star Ray Allen and coach Doc Rivers
  • Dallas Maverick Tyson Chandler
  • Jamal Crawford
  •  Baron Davis
  • Rudy Gay
  •  Tyler Hansbrough
  •  Dahntay Jones
  • Brandon Knight
  •  Kevin Love
  • Jamal Mashburn
  • Cheryl Miller,
  • Steve Smith
  • Tina Thompson

Ticket prices start out at $100 and go up to $5,000 for court side seats. For tickets and more information Go HERE

It’s no secret that the President is a huge hoops fan. I love the idea that kids who may otherwise careless about the upcoming elections or Government are being exposed because their NBA heros are involved with the President.