James Harden takes on celebrity friends in basketball game to raise money for foundation

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James Harden takes on celebrity friends in basketball game to raise money for foundation

The final night of JH-Town weekend played out at the basketball arena at Texas Southern University, where James Harden took on some celebrity friends in a game to raise money for his education foundation.

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The foundation provides scholarships and mentorships to students who have the promise of becoming a new generation of leaders.

Among those playing in the friendly game were rappers Travis Scott, Meek Mill and 21 Savage.

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"It was amazing, just the experience of seeing all those celebrities," said Kreshondra Jones.

It's the second year of the event for the foundation, 3 The Harden Way, which works to "bridge economic and education gaps in the Houston area by providing academic financial support to high-achieving students who demonstrate leadership within communities facing economic hardship," according to its mission statement.

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