Justin Bieber's team won against Ludacris' team at Forbes Arena at Morehouse College
Ludacris has claimed Labor Day weekend in Atlanta as his own—and one of the top events of the weekend is the annual LudaDay Celebrity Basketball Game. In 2011, the game featured Justin Bieber and his Team Bieber playing against Ludacris and his Team Luda. The game took place at Forbes Arena at Morehouse College.
Fans starting arriving six hours before game time in anticipation of the event. Ultimately, Team Bieber proved victorious over Team Luda.
The lineups of both teams included NBA superstars and celebrities. Team Bieber included Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Anthony Morrow of the New Jersey Nets, Brandon Jennings of the Milwaukee Bucks, Marquis Daniels of the Boston Celtics, Chris Singleton of the Washington Wizards, Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks and rapper Shawty Lo.
Team Luda included Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks, Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Bobcats, Lou Williams of the Philadelphia 76ers, Josh Powell of the Atlanta Hawks and Jarrett Jack and Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets. Lance Gross ("Tyler Perry's House of Payne") Kenny Burns (V103's "The Kenny Burns Show") and singer-songwriter and rapper Teyana Taylor also played on Team Luda.
From the audience, many more celebrities cheered on the teams. Attendees included Tyrese Gibson, LaLa Vazquez, Meka Claxton, Tika Sumpter, Lisa Wu Hartwell and Grandmaster Flash.
Proceeds from the game benefited the Ludacris Foundation. Justin Bieber, Air Jordan and Disturbing Tha Peace Records donated $10,000 to Morehouse College.