The 2014 Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game at Barclays Center
The 2014 Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game at Barclays Center

Brooklyn, the hoops game of the season is around the corner: On Thursday, August 21, at Barclays Center, Robinson Cano and CC Sabathia will host the Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game. Both Cano and Sabathia will serve as captains to two celebrity basketball teams headlined by additional honorary captains, Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant.

Join Mistress of Ceremony Angie Martinez and the entire Power 105.1 family; Sports Commentator ESPN’s Jay Williams; Slam Dunk Judge NBA Hall of Famer Nate “Tiny” Archibald,  plus Ne-Yo, DJ Clue, DJ Khaled, Olympian Jazmine Fenlator, and former Detroit Piston Charlie Villanueva. 


Team Sabathia has added New York Yankees Derek Jeter and Dellin Betances to the team as well as NBA host Damaris Lewis. Team Cano has added six Seattle Mariners: Roenis Elias, Fernando Rodney, Endy Chavez, Yoervis Medina, Jesus Sucre and Kendrys Morales.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster, by visiting, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.  All ticket proceeds from the event will serve to benefit both PitCCh In Foundation and RC22 Foundation equally. The event aims to increase opportunities for underserved youth in the areas of education, wellness and fitness.

If purchasing 10+ tickets take advantage of our group pricing. More group information to this event can be found below, calling 855-GROUP-BK, or click here.

All proceeds will benefit the CC Sabathia’s Pitcch In Foundation and Robinson Cano’s RC22 Foundation.


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