BTN to televise 'Hoop 4 Water,' a charity basketball event
On Saturday, May 21, “Hoop 4 Water: A Charity Basketball Event,” will stream live on BTN2Go at 3 p.m. ET. The game will also air on BTN at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, May 23.
Former NBA star and NCAA Champion Morris Peterson, a native of Flint, Mich., is partnering with rapper Snoop Dogg to host the celebrity basketball game. Proceeds will benefit the Morris Peterson Jr. Foundation, which will provide water crisis-related donations to the community of Flint.
The game will feature a star-studded guest list, including New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram, Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron, 14-season NBA veteran and two-time NBA dunk contest champion Jason Richardson and Sway Calloway, co-host of the nationally syndicated The Wake Up Show among other celebrity appearances.
To purchase tickets or make a donation, please visit www.morrispetersonjrfoundation.org.