Saturday, October 23rd promises to be an exciting day on South Africa’s basketball and social calendar. ESPN is the title sponsor of the popular annual Celebrity Basketball event which is entering its 7th year and will be held for the first time this year in Pretoria at Menlyn Shopping Centre from 10 am until 6 pm.
The 7th ESPN Celebrity Basketball event sees the pairing of some of South Africa’s popular celebrities with semi professional basketball players. Confirmed to play at this year’s event are Slikour and Shugasmakx from Skwatta Kamp; V Entertainment and YFM DJ, Siyabonga Nkwekazi; stand-up comics, Loyiso Gola and Kagisho Lediga; actor and director, Akin Amotoso; hip-hop star, PRO; DJs Naves and MILKSHAKE; and CHOC from VUZU’s popular reality show, Cream Cartel. Names of additional celebrity players will be announced closer to the time. Top celebrities who will not be playing will also attend the event.