Throwback Thursday to the Earl Clark Charity Game in 2011

04/21/2016 03:53 PM

cn2 went deep into the vault to find today’s throwback Thursday. In 2011, during the NBA lockout, former University of Louisville basketball star Earl Clark organized a charity exhibition game between some of his professional friends. The rosters included Derrick Caracter, J.R. Smith, Jerry Smith, former Card Terrence Williams, and the surprise guest of the evening was Dwight Howard.

The game was played in Bullitt East High School, and Earl Clark said he was excited to bring in Howard and others to play in Louisville.

Here are just a few highlights of the dunk fest that ensued.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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