- 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 🍾🍹🍸🥃🍷🥂🍺.”