Tyga, Iggy Azalea, Blake Griffin, & More Give Back at $50K Charity Celebrity Basketball Game

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Whenever you mix sports and charity, you know its bound to be a good night!

Last Tuesday (July 17), the stars came out to UCLA Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles for the $50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game, which raised money and awareness for multiple charities in addition to the host beneficiary, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend’s WHO Cares initiative Teen Cancer America.

“I’m big on giving back, especially when it comes to children,” head coach and NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson told Celeb Secrets before the game. “My daughter was in the hospital for almost two years, so I know what its like as a parent to sit there hoping to God that it gets well. Anything that involves giving back, I’m all for it.”

The players were divided up into two teams lead by Dickerson and Andre Drummond (NBA Detroit Pistons), and each had a star-studded roster including Floyd MayweatherLindsay ArnoldMiles BrownBrittney ElenaJena FrumesRampage Jackson, Rashad JenningsNatalie Eva MarieBrandon MarshallNBA Young BoyTerrell OwensShiggyLisa Maria VaronNick ViallColton Underwood, and Kendra Wilkinson.

WESTWOOD, CA – JULY 17: Tyga and Iggy Azalea perform at Monster Energy Outbreak Presents $50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on July 17, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images Idol Roc)

For half time, Tyga, Iggy Azalea and Saweetie hit the floor for head-turning performances. In addition to the performances, a 3-Point and Free Throw Contest made its way to the court, where celebrity participants played for the charity of their choice to win $5,000 for their charity. Jack McClinton (CEO of Active Dreamers) won the 3-Point Contest and there was a three-way tie between Lindsay Arnold (Dancing with the Stars), Colton Underwood (NFL/The Bachelorette) and Brittney Elena (MTV’s Wild N Out) for the Free Throw Contest.

WESTWOOD, CA – JULY 17: James Kyson, Colton Underwood and Bryan Braman attend Monster Energy Outbreak Presents $50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on July 17, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images Idol Roc)

After a full game filled with baskets and passes, Eric Dickerson’s team, sponsored by Boom Cups, defeated Andre Drummond’s team (playing for the Andre Drummond Philanthropic Fund), sponsored by Charity Bids, to win the $30,000 for the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation. The final score was 71-64.

Click through the gallery below to see the best moments from the $50K Charity Celebrity Basketball game…

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$50K Charity Celebrity Basketball Game

  1. Floyd Mayweather on Being an Undefeated Boxer & Whether or Not He's Coming Out of Retirement
  2. Rashad Jennings on Life After Football and Winning DANCING WITH THE STARS
  3. Natalie Eva Marie Dishes on What's to Come from Fashion Line NEMFashion!!
  4. Eric Dickerson on Giving Back to Charity and Who the Future of Football Will Be!!
  5. David Wise on How He's Prepping for the Upcoming Ski Season!
  6. Lindsay Arnold Teases Upcoming Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS
  7. Shiggy Reveals HOW He Invented the IN MY FEELINGS CHALLENGE!!
Juliet Schroder

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.