‘The Game’ cast will be featured as they celebrate their victory with a NBA All-Star Pre-Game party in West Hollywood.

Los Angeles —  The cast of BET’s “The Game” are changing the game for NBA All-Star weekend as they celebrate their series’ victory back into network television with their official Pre-Game NBA All-Star Weekend Party in West Hollywood.

This event, hosted by Pooch Hall and  Hosea Chanchez proves that it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game, as the show premiered once again on BET, January 11th at 10pm ET.  Special guests also include actor Morris Chesnut (“The Best Man,” “Two Can Play at That Game”) and sounds by DJ Kid Capri (Def Comedy Jam) as well as other celebrity guests.

This event will take place at West Hollywood hot spot Haute on Friday, February 18, 2011 from 8:00pm until.  Media check in begins at 9:00pm, red carpet begins at 10:00 p.m.

The 60th NBA All-Star Weekend will be held February 18-21st in Los Angeles, CA at the Staples Center.  The NBA All-Star Game will be played on Sunday, February 20. In the previous 2 days, the Staples Center also host the Rookie Challenge and the regular contests of the Saturday night. The NBA All Star Jam Session will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

About “The Game”

“The Game” is a comedy-drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil and produced by Kelsey Grammer. Premiering on October 1, 2006, the series debuted as the only new comedy series chosen for the CW’s primetime schedule. The series is a spinoff of the long-running UPN/CW sitcom, “Girlfriends.”

After three seasons, the series was canceled by the CW in May 2009. Subsequently, BET struck a deal with “The Game’s” parent company CBS to develop new episodes of the series, announcing its renewal at the April 2010 upfronts. The Game returned to the air for a fourth season on January 11, 2011  10/9:00 CT.

The Game stars Pooch Hall (Derwin Davis), Hosea Chanchez (Malik Wright), Tia Mowry (Melanie Barnett-Davis), Wendy Raquel Robinson (Tasha Mack), Coby Bell (Jason Pitts), and  Brittany Daniel (Kelly Pitts). The top rated show on urban television “The Game,” airs Tuesdays 10/9:00CT on BET.

About Morris Chesnut:
A well respected actor, Morris Chestnut first came to be recognized by moviegoers starring as Ricky in “Boyz n the Hood” (1991). A role where he played a high school running back using his football skills to escape the violent surroundings of his South Central Los Angeles neighborhood. His half brother was played by Ice Cube who, in the movie, did not have the same motivation. Two years later, he landed a lead role in Civil Rights drama “The Ernest Green Story” (1993) (TV). A movie where he showed courage and perseverance as one of the Arkansas Nine high school students. He later starred in action flicks, “Under Siege 2: Dark Territory” (1995), “G.I. Jane” (1997) and “Half Past Dead” (2002). Recently, he has been more involved with romantic comedies, starring in “The Best Man” (1999/I), “The Brothers” (2001/I), “Two Can Play That Game” (2001).

About DJ Kid Capri:

Kid Capri has deejayed for seven seasons of Def Comedy Jam. He’s also produced tracks for Boogie Down Productions, Heavy D, Big L, Grand Puba, and Quincy Jones. He eventually released an LP on Warner Brothers  Records titled “The Tape” in 1991. He appeared in the 1993 movie “Who’s the Man?” alongside Dr. Dre, Colin Quinn, KRS-One, Ice-T, Pete Rock, CL Smooth, Eric B, Flavor Flav, Kris Kross, Melle Mel, Busta Rhymes and many others. In 1997, Kid Capri switched from Warner Brothers to Trackmasters after he appeared on the 1997 Puff Daddy And The Family World Tour. He has subsequently released soundtrack to the streets in 1998.


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