Prominent Athletes Caron Butler, Santana Moss, Clinton Portis, Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens to Participate in the All-Star Basketball Game During Big Tigger's 7th Annual Celebrity Classic

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University of the District of Columbia Saturday, June 7, 2008 * 6PM - 9PM Other confirmed athletes include Anthony Henry (Cowboys), Braylon Edwards (Browns), Darren Sharper (Vikings), Willis McGahee (Ravens), Roger Mason (Wizards), Deon Grant (Seahawks), Gary Payton (Heat), Jerry Porter (Jaguars), Leigh Bodden (Lions), Ovie Mughelli (Falcons), Pat Watkins (Cowboys), Vernon Davis (49ers), Fred Smoot (Redskins), DeShawn Stevenson (Wizards) and Kenyon Martin (Nuggets).

BET host and internationally syndicated radio personality Big Tigger will assemble an impressive line-up of iconic athletes and celebrities for the All-Star Basketball Game during Big Tigger's 7th Annual Celebrity Classic. The game will be held Saturday, June 7th at 6:00pm at the University of the District of Columbia. Presented by the Street Corner Foundation Inc., the 3-day charity weekend is designed to both raise funds and heighten public awareness of HIV/AIDS.

As the anchor event of Big Tigger's 7th Annual Celebrity Classic, the celebrity basketball game will showcase the athletic ability of some of today's most watched entertainers. Made up of NFL players and other notable celebrities, the teams will be coached by the NBA's elite. The expected 3,000+ fans will enjoy a fantastic evening of basketball and entertainment.

Big Tigger's All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game celebrates it 7th year and is best known for bringing together an unparalleled group of top NFL and NBA athletes and Hollywood A-list celebrities for HIV/AIDS awareness. The goal of the star-studded game and charity weekend is to raise funds to support the mission of the Foundation and eradicate the spread of HIV/AIDS among young adults, minorities and women. Generous sponsors of Big Tigger's 7th Annual Celebrity Classic include Volkswagon USA, The CW Network (Washington), Brand Jordan, American Airlines, WPGC 95.5 FM, Black Entertainment Television (BET), Downtown Locker Room, the Department of Health HIV/AIDS Administration, and Premiere Radio Networks.

The Street Corner Foundation, Inc. (SCF) is committed to empowering and strengthening diverse urban communities through proactive, innovative programming. Based in the belief that knowledge is the key to improving issues affecting the community, SCF's focus is two-fold - to increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS by funding educational initiatives targeting prevention, and to improve quality of life for youth by supporting programs that focus on literacy and self-esteem. or


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