Who wants to go shoot some hoops? Bow Wow and Lil Wayne do, and they want to help kids while they’re at it. The two rappers took part in the Celebrity Court of Dreams, which was a charity game mixing up big name stars and seventh and eighth grade players to make enough money that the kids could keep playing on their teams. Afterward, Bow Wow tweeted about it (and gave us some pics!):
YMCMB's Own Lil Wayne & Bow Wow hoop it up w/ kids for charity twitpic.com/9d6q6h twitpic.com/9d6q31 April 23, 2012
Photo: Bow Wow and Lil Wayne playing bball for good. (@BowWow's Twitter)
Michael Lipman, who organized and sponsored the South Beach All Stars amateur athletic union team, said this isn’t just about basketball. He also hopes that it will help teach the kids to “make healthy choices in life," like eating well and excelling at school, among other things.
Lil Wayne was there from the start, but apparently Bow Wow was a surprise guest who showed up partway through the game and helped play! It’s not every day you’re dribbling a ball and you notice Bow Wow roll in and want to join in on the fun. Lil Wayne also told the kids to follow their dreams and not let anyone stop them. Bow Wow must agree since he tweeted about the event -- it was pretty much a slam dunk for everyone involved.