From the press release:
Mayor and Lakers Legends Encourage All Angelenos to “Support LA On and Off the Court” by Contributing to Boys & Girls Clubs Mobile Text and Online Giving Challenge
Mayor Villaraigosa was joined today by NBA legend, businessman and philanthropist Earvin “Magic” Johnson at a pep rally in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs Los Angeles Alliance fundraising challenge. The Mayor and Mr. Johnson were also joined by iconic former Los Angeles “Showtime” Lakers, Michael Cooper and A.C. Green. All are Boys & Girls Club alumni, having participated as youths. The Boys & Girls Clubs Los Angeles Alliance is currently engaged in a friendly fundraising competition to see who can raise the most “smiles and support” for their local clubs. This competition coincides with the NBA Finals, as the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics vie for the national championship this week.
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