Celebrity basketball game played by the victims of the Volga

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Showbiz celebrities, politics and sports came together tonight in Moscow to play a charity match for the victims of the sinking of the vessel Bulgaria, which shook Russia last July.

If last week was the turn of hockey which was present with a charity match, the night of 6 September in Moscow he played basketball.

No matter the scoring, assists, triples and baskets. What really won tonight in the capital of Russia was the gesture of a dozen people from different fields of public life in the country.

Artists, politicians, TV presenters and reached the Olympic champions CSKA complex to participate in an event to raise money for families, survivors and victims in Bulgaria general ship, a ship that sank in the river Volga July 10.

In fact, since the United States reached an NBA legend to participate in this charitable activity. This is Avery Johnson, who won the San Antonio Spurs in the season 98-99 and is now the coach of the New Jersey Nets.

«We are very proud to be part of a charity MINORS like this, we are proud that we have a guest, you can help the people of Russia. It is the third time I come to this country and increasingly more developed, «said Johnson.

The best coach in the NBA in 2006 was invited by the owner of his team, Mikhail Prokhorov Russian politician, which enhanced the importance of such events in Russia.

«Our country suffered a terrible tragedy. However, I believe that such events bring people together. And I think tonight, with this kind of event we make a better society, more caring, «says Prokhorov.

In addition, we invited two great figures of Russian women’s basketball, one in Barcelona 1992 Olympic champion, Svetlana Antipova, and the current European champion Svetlana Abrosimova, the most applauded of the night.

So entertaining was the party that left three seconds even when the electronic marking equal 65 points and was the coach of the white, Avery Johnson, who planned a move that was bursting at the stadium with the final score at the buzzer of the vice Justice Minister Victor Evtujov.

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