Who’s Got Game Celebrity Charity Basketball- Press Release (Celebrity Ball Out)



Who’s Got Game in conjunction with Cut the Chat with support from BET International today announces its 3rd annual official CELEBRITY BALL OUT Charity basketball match taking place on Saturday 14th September 2019 at The Copper Box Arena at the Olympic Park in London.

The star-studded team line-up and celebrity coaches includes: NOT3S, RAK-SU, EO, RICHARD BLACKWOOD, Kojo (BGT Finalist), Anthony Yarde (WBO European Champion Boxer), Paigey Cakey, EO, Nella Rose, Samson Kayo, Big Tobz, Bella Penfold (X Factor Finalist) Aaron Fontaine (Holby City, Hollyoaks), Femi Oyeniran (The Intent, Kidulthood), DJ Melody Kane (BBC 1xtra) and many more to be announced.

Founder of WGG, Dayo Okewale says, “This is more than just a basketball match, this cultural event proudly in our 3rd year which brings together the influence and power of home-grown and International celebrities and athletes, along with the strength and character of the local community to raise money for our charity partners.”

The Event is taking place at the world famous Olympic Park in the Copper Box Arena, doors open at 1pm the event will feature live music by our BBC 1xtra Dj’s, a slam dunk showdown, silent auction, audience giveaways and a half-time performance by a special celebrity guest!

Bringing together families, sport and music, the power of giving and volunteering and the afternoon promises to be an entertainment-filled, fundraising celebration.

Free allocated tickets to schools and young people who come from deprived backgrounds and from local surrounding area.



For more information please contact: info@wggbasketball.com


Event Details:


Date:           Saturday 14th September 2019

Time:          Doors open 1:00pm

Location:     Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB


  • £10 – Super Early Bird
  • £15 – Early Bird
  • £20 – General Admission
  • £25 – General Admission 2nd Release


(Ticket prices are subject to change.  Additional fees may apply.)

100% proceeds go directly to event cost and our charity partners.

Tickets officially on sale Friday 14th June via SEE Tickets & Ticket Tailor)



Nearest Station: Stratford, Stratford International

Parking: Parking is available in the surrounding area.


Notes to editors –

About Who’s Got Game:

‘Who’s Got Game Sport’ are an innovative sport foundation – using basketball as a tool for social change and development, creating world leaders. The organisation specializes in the development of basketball and sports participation both commercially and recreationally among businesses and unacquainted communities. Hosting UK and International basketball related events, workshops, camps and coaching sessions with young people, organizations and in schools and colleges, using sport as a tool to educate, develop and encourage healthly active living. The organisation also looks at organizations can capitalize on using sport to develop employability skills with employees and maximize revenue. More than just a sports association, we aim to motivate, inspire and bring the best out of organizations, schools and individuals through the competitive sport of basketball.


Website: www.wggbasketball.com

Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/wggbasketball/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wggbasketball 


About the MIND charity


Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling. Mind no-one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’ll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner.


About BHF


The British Heart foundation fund over £100million of research each year into all heart and circulatory diseases and the things that cause them. Heart diseases. Stroke. Vascular dementia. Diabetes. They’re all connected, and they’re all under our microscope.

Research has given us machines that can restart hearts, the ability to fix arteries in tiny babies, the power to give someone a heart they weren’t born with, and so much more.
But heart and circulatory diseases still kill 1 in 4 in the UK, they cause heartbreak on every street. And that’s why our work is as urgent and vital as ever.
Our research, is the promise to protect the people we love. Our parents. Our brothers. Our sisters. Our grandparents. Our closest friends.


About Copper Box Arena:

One of London’s most iconic venues used during the 2012 Olympic Games, the Copper Box Arena is one of London’s most flexible indoor venues.

With retractable seating for up to 7,500 spectators, the Arena can host a wide range of different sports and activities including basketball, wheelchair basketball, handball, volleyball, netball, fencing, badminton, gymnastics and much more.

Previously having hosted the Invictus games, Team GB sporting events and many more.