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There's an Important Basketball Game in the Metroplex Tonight Played by the Dallas ... Cowboys

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If the Mavs-Thunder somehow doesn't do it for you, how about some Colonial golf out in Fort Worth or even a basketball game played by football players?

After delivering a eulogy for his dear friend Ron Springs at his Carrollton funeral this morning, former Dallas Cowboy Everson Walls will help host a cool charity event tonight at Euless' Trinity High School:

Ballin' With The Boys III.

With the game dedicated to Springs, it's a good cause. And with a fascinating roster and an after-party hosted at Duke's in Bedford by none other than a band known as Martellus Bennett & The Moonshine Kids, should be an intriguing night.

Besides, with the lockout still lingering, you're not going to see your Cowboys anywhere else. When I was a kid there was nothing cooler than watching Drew Pearson dunk as a part of the old Dallas Hoopsters.

Who can you see tonight?

NEW SCHOOL STARS:

Dez Bryant #88

Tashard Choice #23

Martellus Bennett #80

Sam Hurd #17

Brandon Williams #59

Jesse Holley #16

Bryan McCaan #37

Stephen McGee #7

Marion Barber #24

Marcus Spears #96

 

OLD SCHOOL LEGENDS:

Michael Irvin - The Playmaker

Drew Pearson - The Original #88

Ed "Too Tall" Jones

Rocket Ismail #81

Dexter Coakley #52

Russell Maryland #67

Everson Walls #24

Kevin Smith #26

Michael Downs #26

Nancy Lieberman

Spud Webb #4

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