The Entertainerâ€™s Basketball Classic (EBC) â€” the most recognizable streetball tournament in the world â€” taped NFL starsÂ Chad Ochocinco andÂ Terrell Owens (T.O.) as celebrity guest coaches yesterdat at Harlemâ€™s renownedÂ RuckerÂ Park. Â Sprite, Nike Basketball,Â VH1 andÂ Power Balance have come on board to support theÂ EBC as title sponsors for this yearâ€™s tournament.
The EBC, well known for bringing in the hottest celebrities during its summer streetball tournament, continues to live up to its reputation by bringing in two of NFLâ€™s biggest names â€”Â Chad Ochocinco andÂ Terrell Owens â€” who took off their cleats and go toe-to-toe on the court as celebrity guest coaches during its Monday night streetball game. Â Both athletes star in their ownÂ VH1 reality shows,Â â€œOchocinco: The Ultimate Catchâ€ and â€œThe T.O. Show Season 2â€ both premiering on Sunday, July 11th at 9 PM ET/PT and 10:30 PM ET/PT, respectively. Donating their time and names to guest coach the tournament is the ultimate gift of giving back to their fans and the community and mirrors the community service efforts of theÂ EBC and its overall mission of community support.
Thanks to Kamye West ofÂ www.smileforthekam.com for the photos.