NBA books trio to boost kids’ reading

Rashad, Sanders to co-host spec Feb. 14

HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel.

“NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the Los Angeles Convention Center on Feb. 14, the weekend of the NBA All-Star Game.

Launched in May 2001, “Read to Achieve” is a year-round, leaguewide initiative supported by the NBA, WNBA and the National Basketball Development League.

NBA and WNBA players will make appearances throughout the event to provide children “with a powerful reminder of the value of reading,” according to Rashad.

More TV

  • AVI ISSACHAROFF and LIOR RAZ portrait

    Israeli Drama 'Fauda' Draws Viewers From Across the Political Spectrum

    HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel. “NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the […]

  • Jeffrey Tambor

    Jeffrey Tambor to Compete in Emmy Race for 'Arrested Development'

    HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel. “NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the […]

  • Kim CattrallSky Women in Film and

    Kim Cattrall to Star in CBS All Access Series 'Tell Me a Story'

    HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel. “NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    Hitchcock's 'To Catch a Thief' Set for Spanish-Language TV Series Remake

    HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel. “NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the […]

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Receive Mark Twain

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Receive Mark Twain Prize

    HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel. “NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the […]

  • Zendaya

    Michael B. Jordan, Zendaya, Nick Jonas to Appear at MTV Movie and TV Awards

    HOLLYWOOD — Hilary Duff, Ashanti and Usher are the musical headliners for “NBA All-Star Read to Achieve Celebration,” a one-hour special to air on 12 broadcast and cable networks, including ABC, TNT, BET and the Disney Channel. “NBA Inside Stuff” host and executive producer Ahmad Rashad and Summer Sanders will co-host the spec from the […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content