Terrell Owens and Jersey Shore’s Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Headline 11th Annual Jack in the Box Celebrity Shootout, March 3

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Tickets available at Suns.com/CelebShootout for annual charity basketball game benefitting Suns Nite Hoops

Former football star, Terrell Owens, along with Jersey Shore cast member, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, will headline a roster of nationally recognized entertainment celebrities who will descend upon Phoenix to compete in the 11th Annual Jack in the Box Celebrity Shootout, presented by Robert and Carole Machiz. This star-studded charity basketball game tips-off at US Airways Center on Saturday, March 3 at 2 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

Below is an initial roster of celebrities from the movie, television, music and sports industries who are scheduled to appear (subject to change without notice):

Anthony Anderson -     Actor (“Transformers”, “The Departed”, “Barbershop”)

Donald Faison -     Actor (“Scrubs” (TV Series), “Remember the Titans, “Clueless”)

Joel David Moore -     Actor (“Avatar”, “Grandma’s Boy”, “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”)

Frankie Muniz -            Actor/Musician (“Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series))

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro -     Reality TV Personality (“Jersey Shore” (TV Series))

Terrell Owens -     Athlete/Reality TV Personality ( “The T.O. Show” (TV Series))

Kerry Rhodes -     Athlete (Safety, Arizona Cardinals)

Nick Swardson -     Comedian/Actor (“Pretend Time” (TV Series), “Reno 911” (TV Series))

Bubba Watson -     Athlete (PGA Tour Golfer)

JoJo (coach) -     Recording Artist

Damaris Lewis (coach) - Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model

Pauly Shore (coach) -     Comedian

In addition to catching an up close glimpse of these personalities, fans will also enjoy appearances by members of the Phoenix Suns serving as coaches, referees and hosts to various contests and promotions. The Phoenix Suns Gorilla, Suns Dancers and Solar Squad will also be on hand to entertain the crowd.

Tickets start at $9.00 and can be purchased online at Suns.com/CelebShootout, through Ticketmaster, by calling 1-800-745-3000, or at the US Airways Center box office.

Funds raised from the Shootout will benefit Phoenix Suns Charities and Suns Nite Hoops. Phoenix Suns Charities is the cornerstone of the team’s foundation, making grants to non-profit organizations that serve the youth in areas of education, health and human services, the arts, sports and recreation, and rehabilitation.

Suns Nite Hoops is a non-profit program offering life skills, educational advancement, and job readiness to at-risk young men and their families by providing them positive alternatives to drugs, gangs, and violence.

NOTE:
Media availability for the 11th Annual Jack in the Box Celebrity Shootout will take place from 1:30 – 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. Media check-in will begin at 1 p.m. in the Guest Relations lobby, located inside the Casino Arizona Pavilion at US Airways Center. For media credentials please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 2 to SunsPR@suns.com.

-Suns.com-

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