Found October 17, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
A handful of NBA stars have reportedly committed to an exhibition game organized by former player Desmond Mason.Mason and superstar Kevin Durant are spearheading the event, which would take place Saturday at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. The two played together on the Thunder during the 2008-09 season.Those committed to playing in the exhibition include Durant's Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook, L.A. Clippers forward Blake Griffin - a one-time star with Oklahoma University - and Miami Heat forward LeBron James.The list also features Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets, New York Knicks dynamic duo Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony and Washington Wizards standout point guard John Wall.Mason said the list of players wanting to participate in the game is a long one, and that "nobody's under 90 per cent (committed to playing)."Tickets for the game range will range between $29 and $199 for the 14,000-seat venue.

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