JaVale McGee has mainly been known for his antics off and on the court but one of these antics has actually turned into a charity endeavor for McGee. McGee has been tweeting about his #JUGLIFE lifestyle for a while now and back in December he turned that hashtag into an apparel company where proceeds will go to help build water wells in Uganda.
— #JUGLIFE (@JuglifeWater) May 18, 2014
As apparel sales could only go so far with fundraising, McGee held the inaugural #JUGLIFE Charity Softball game on Sunday at UCLA. McGee recruited his fellow Denver Nuggets teammates Nate Robinson and Ty Lawson, along with Washington Wizards guard, John Wall, Detroit Pistons center, Andre Drummond, and Los Angeles Lakers guard, Nick Young, to join him on the field. They were other celebrities as well:
Before the event started, McGee and his mom, Pamela, talked about #JUGLIFE and what their goals are with the organization:
Check out some videos and pictures from the event, which looked to be well worth the $15 admission fee:
Former NBA great, Doug Christie was even there!
— Pamela McGee (@PamelaMcGee34) August 4, 2014
Want to support McGee and #JUGLIFE? Visit their website for more information.