President Obama has team up with Michael Jordan, Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce and other professional basketball players to participate in the “Obama Classic,” the campaign announced in an email.
The e-mail asks potential donors to “imagine shooting hoops” with these and other players.
“Now stop dreaming and make it happen,” the email adds. “You and a guest of your choice could join President Obama and some of the greatest basketball stars for a special night at the Obama Classic.”
The event is Aug. 22 in New York City.
Jordan and NBA Commissioner David Stern are co-hosting a $20,000-per person fundraising dinner with the president later in the day. It should be noted that Jordan will not playing in the actual game
Other Players Participating:
Carmelo Anthony, John Wall, Kyrie Irving, Joe Johnson and former NBA and WNBA players Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning, and Sheryl Swoopes along with a host of others.
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