Ex-NBA players Baron Davis, Jarron Collins attend basketball fundraiser

baron-davis-jarron-collinsOn September 29, former NBA athletes Baron Davis and Jarron Collins teamed up with current free agent Jason Collins and J.J. Redick of the LA Clippers for a Sunday afternoon of basketball and video games at Common Sense Media’s GameOn! Fundraiser in Los Angeles, Huffington Post reported.

Davis, a two-time NBA All-Star played 13 seasons in the NBA, for Charlotte Hornets (New Orleans Hornets), Golden State Warriors, LA Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers and NY Knicks. Davis played a total of 835 NBA games (692 started), averaging 16.1 ppg, 7.2 apg and 3.8 rpg in 34.2 mpg.

As for Collins, the 6-11 center spent 10 years in the NBA, 8 of them with Utah Jazz. Collins also played for Phoenix Suns, LA Clippers and Portland TrailBlazers. He played a total of 542 NBA games (216 started), averaging 3.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg in 15.8 mpg.

The family-friendly event, which took place at Sony Pictures Studios, attracted over 500 attendees who were treated to sneak peeks of upcoming video games like Skylanders SWAP Force and basketball games led by the NBA players.

Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization that advocates for responsible media and technology use by children, honored teen athlete Tom Schaar, the youngest-ever X Games gold medalist, and actress Ashley Rickards of MTV’s “Awkward” at the event.

Other celebrities at the fundraiser included couple Jennifer Grey and Clark Gregg, Lisa Kudrow, Greg Germann and “Lab Rats” star Tyrel Jackson Williams.


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