Russell Westbrook and the LA Kings Honored at the 2015 Sports Spectacular

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Honoree Russell Westbrook
Honoree Russell Westbrook

Photo Credit: Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Sports Spectacular

This past Sunday, Sports Spectacular held its annual awards show featuring the elite of the sports world. The event, now in it’s 30th year, celebrated the anniversary with many high-profile athletes and celebrities in support of the organization’s efforts to create a healthier future for all.

The gala and auction benefited Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and is specifically dedicated to linking world-class athletes and innovative medical research to improve everyday lives.

LZ Granderson, Matt Lauria and Joe Jonas
LZ Granderson, Matt Lauria and Joe Jonas

Photo Credit: Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Sports Spectacular

This year’s event honored basketball player Russell Westbrook (NBA honoree), Larry Miller (Visionary Award Honoree), Tommy Caldwell & Kevin Jorgeson (Inspirational Honorees) and the Los Angeles Kings (Best Team honoree); former King Luc Robitaille accepted the award on the team’s behalf.

 

Cash Warren (L) and Baron Davis (R) and guest arrive on the red carpet at the 2015 Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular
Cash Warren (L) and Baron Davis (R) and guest arrive on the red carpet at the 2015 Cedars-Sinai Sports Spectacular

Photo Credit: Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Sports Spectacular

After an introduction ceremony and awards ceremony, guests included Joe Jonas, Hannibal Buress, Keenan Allen,  Glen “Big Baby” Davis, Jordan Babineaux,, Jason Collins, Darren Collison, Daniel CormierDominick Cruz,  Baron Davis, Spencer Dinwiddie, Rudy Gay, Aaron Gordon, Ryan Kelly, Ty Lawson, Ricardo Lockette, Sal Masekela and Ray McCallum sat for a three-course dinner. Afterwards, the crowd moved to a private space at the Hyatt Plaza Century City for an afterparty that included tequila and dancing which lasted through the night.

Sports Spectacular raised funds for the Diabetes & Obesity Wellness and Research Center at Cedars-Sinai, which is focused on eradicating Diabetes & Obesity in the U.S. through research, prevention and education.

Victor Ortiz
Victor Ortiz

Photo Credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Sports Spectacular

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