BOSTON - The rosters have been released for the Boston Charity Classic, the charity basketball game hosted by Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo at 6 p.m. EDT on Saturday afternoon at the Lavietes Pavillion at Harvard University.
The game's roster includes a plethora of NBA All-Stars, with a bunch of Rondo's Celtics teammates joining him for the event. Paul Pierce, Jeff Green, Jajuan Johnson, Kendrick Perkins, Nate Robinson, Leon Powe and Marquis Daniels are the players with ties to the C's who will participate. In addition, Harvard's own Jeremy Lin will play in the game. Other stars playing in the game are Josh Smith, Rudy Gay and Kyle Lowry.
Shaquille O'Neal is aslo rumored to be participating in the game, as he was in Harvard Square on Saturday afternoon for a book signing for his new book, Shaq Uncut: My Story. But for now, here's how the roster will be broken down.
Boston Charity Classic - Roster
- Kyle Lowry, Villanova.
- Marquis Daniels, Auburn.
- Jeff Green, Georgetown.
- Leon Powe, California.
- Nate Robinson, University of Washington.
- Paul Pierce, Kansas
- Jeremy Lin, Harvard.
- JaJuan Johnson, Purdue.
- Rudy Gay, UConn.
- Josh Smith, Oak Hill Academy.
- Kendrick Perkins, Clifton J. Ozen High School.
- Rajon Rondo, University of Kentucky/Seventh Street.