NBA stars take the court at JPJ

The John Paul Jones Arena and the Rock and Roll Foundation are playing host to a charity basketball game featuring NBA stars Kevin Durant, John Wall, Rudy Gay and Caron Butler.

The Saturday, Oct. 29 game will also feature UVa. alums Roger Mason Jr. and J.R. Reynolds along with former UNC greats Raymond Felton and Brendan Haywood.

Proceeds from the Atlantic Coast Stars vs. Pro Stars Charity Basketball Classic will benefit the Rock and Roll Foundation and the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area.

Tickets range in price from $35 to $85 and are available at the John Paul Jones Arena box office, www.johnpauljonesarena.com, www.ticketmaster.com,  1-888-JPJ-TIXS and all Ticketmaster outlets.

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