BBall Brings out Celebs for a Non-Violent Chi

Twista holds up the trophy his team won during the recent Stop the Violence Celebrity Basketball Game. / Photos: Christopher Lockridge

Entrepreneur Dex Millions and Grammy nominated rapper Twista recently hosted its annual Stop the Violence Celebrity Basketball Game and it was a blast. The game took place at Hope High School on the West Side of Chicago with doors opening at 2pm.

Everything kicked off around 2:30 with Zion Ali singing the national anthem. Once Ali finished the national anthem, Chicago’s very own Rhymefest performed for the audience. After the pre-show the introduction to the teams began. The emcees for the game were Face Mobb and Chicago Sky announcer Shaun Redwell. Some of the celebrities in attendance for the game were Cornbread, Korporate, Dlow, Khalil Everage, Kash Mir, Dash the kid, Tone Kapone, McKinley Nelson, Skinbone, Taco, and Steffon Hannah.

Dex Millions poses with Twista following the game.

The game was intense with Team Dex leading by 20 in the first half, but Team Twista didnt give up deflating the 20-point lead and winning the game 97-96.

Dex stated, “We do this to have fun and to show Chicago can come together without being violent. We have this negative image and we have to change that, and this is one of the ways to show that Chicago is amazing.”


By Christopher Lockridge

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Written by Christopher Lockridge

Hey. I'm Lock and I'm a very chill person. I adapt to my environment and I'm unpredictable, so expect the unexpected. 

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