Mourning joins Bogues Classic


Dream Team II members Larry Johnson and Alonzo Mourning have joined the lineup for the Muggsy Bogues All-Star Classic, an NBA benefit game at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Baltimore Arena.

Proceeds from the game will go to Baltimore Reads Inc.

In addition to Bogues, Johnson and Mourning -- all teammates on the Charlotte Hornets -- other players committed to the game include Dunbar graduates Sam Cassell of the Houston Rockets and Reggie Williams of the Denver Nuggets, Maryland alumnus Walt Williams of the Sacramento Kings, Calbert Cheaney of the Washington Bullets, Dee Brown of the Boston Celtics, Dell Curry of the Hornets, Eric "Sleepy" Floyd of the San Antonio Spurs, Kenny Gattison of the Hornets, Armon Gilliam of the New Jersey Nets, Stacey King of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Moses Malone of the Spurs, Dikembe Mutombo of the Nuggets, Glen Rice of the Miami Heat, Rodney Rogers of the Nuggets and Spud Webb of the Kings.

Honorary coaches will be Bob Wade, director of the City Department of Recreation and Parks, and former Baltimore Colts running back Joe Washington. A draft will be held Tuesday to determine the teams.

Tickets for the game are $30, $25, $17.50 and $11 and are available at the arena box office and all TicketMaster locations, or by calling (410) 481-SEAT.

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