Master P’s Co-ed Professional Basketball League coming to Shreveport to Honor Fallen Officer Chateri Payne

Global mixed gender basketball is the world's first and original co-ed professional basketball league

  • Joel Rodgers

New Orleans-born rapper and businessman Percy “Master P” Miller has become the president of the emerging Global Mixed Gender Basketball, a first of its kind basketball league is coming to Shreveport; and they’re honoring fallen Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne by donating money to her 2-year old daughter.

Global Mixed Gender Basketball, the first league to put both male and female pro-athletes to compete on the basketball court simultaneously is coming to to the 3-1-8. Global mixed gender basketball is the world’s first and original co-ed professional basketball league. It’s a real thing and it’s coming to Shreveport April 27th. Tickets go on sale soon. Click here

The first of its kind event is coming to Shreveport and giving back in a huge way to the daughter of fallen Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne with Dunks for Domestic Violence. Dunk for Domestic Violence will take place at halftime of each game, as will a celebrity halftime show, and giveaways.

The league is made up of former WNBA and NBA players playing together on the same teams; the teams are also owned by big names like Master P, Ice T, Trick Daddy, and Tiny. The Shreveport Showdown will feature 4 teams playing 2 games on 1 day, April 27th. The games will be played at Shreveport’s Hirsch Memorial Coliseum. 

New Orleans Gators vs New York Nights.
Atlanta Heirs vs Miami Ballers.

Master P is owner of the New Orleans Gators, as well as being CEO of No Limit Records, and president of the league. P recently told TMZ that his teams may be able to give NBA teams a run for their money. “I feel we could beat a couple NBA teams,” Master P explains. “You guys gotta see how good we is and how fast-paced.” said Master P. — I’ve always wanted to quote Master P, does that make me, bout it?–

The official Facebook page for Global Mixed Gender Basketball says “celebrities from everywhere will in the house. Big ballers make your arrangements now suites available with bottle service 🍾🍹🍸🥃🍷🥂🍺.”

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Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RSHV News 1 in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RSHV News 1 team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at jrodgers@realshreveport.com

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