The celebrities definitely got here out for the most important night time in sports activities! Forward of the ESPY Awards, celebs like Ciara, Colton Haynes and extra lit up the purple carpet with such superb outfits!
It’s the one night time within the yr that the most important names in soccer, soccer, basketball, baseball, hockey, MMA, golf, motion sports activities, and sports activities leisure come collectively to have a good time athletic achievement: the ESPY Awards! The 27th annual awards present, happening on July 10 on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, introduced out not solely the celebs of the sports activities world but additionally so many celebrities!
The purple carpet noticed all kinds of well-known faces strut their stuff, together with Teen Wolf star Colton Haynes who smoldered in sea blue pants whereas carrying his matching blazer, and Memphis Grizzlies participant Dwight Howard who regarded extremely slick in a pastel pink go well with. The women additionally introduced their vogue A-game, like world-famous gymnast Nastia Liukin as she graced the purple carpet in a puffy-sleeved LBD. In the meantime, Ciara and Russell Wilson teamed as much as coordinate in black formal put on.
Together with these stars, Caitlyn Jenner, David Bautista, Dave Bautista, Linda Cardellini, Eric Dane, Eugenio Derbez, Elle Fanning Billie Jean King, Chris Lengthy, former ESPY host Joel McHale, Kumail Nanjiani and Usher are scheduled to attend.
Tracy Morgan, 50, will take over internet hosting duties for the 2019 ESPYs, after strolling the purple carpet in a matte black go well with. Whereas The Final O.G. star will make the night time fun riot, he revealed to ABC Information that this gig could be very private to him. “The principle purpose I actually needed to do it’s the combat towards most cancers,” he instructed ABC Information whereas explaining that his grandparents and former spouse, Sabina, died of the illness. “I’ve a possibility to combat their trigger and I’m all in.” Along with celebrating the perfect in sports activities, the ESPYs additionally elevate consciousness and funds for the V Basis for Most cancers Analysis, the charity based by ESPN and late basketball coach Jim Valvano on the first ESPYs in 1993.
“We’ll have a good time, however an important factor is Jim Valvano. I’ll always remember watching him on the ESPYS,” Tracy instructed ABC Information. “We neglect generally the trigger, we get pleasure from being there, however we bought to know the rationale why we’re there. It’s a possibility to offer again. I’m in service to others.”
The ESPYs additionally honor the late Jimmy Valvano with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, an honor given to “a deserving member of the sporting world who has overcome nice obstacles by perseverance and dedication.” Highschool soccer coach Rob Mendez, who was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a uncommon dysfunction that triggered him to be born with out arms or legs, will obtain the consideration this yr, per ESPN. 11-time NBA champion and basketball icon, Invoice Russell, 85, will obtain the Arthur Ashe Braveness Award for his work preventing for civil rights. Invoice attended the March on Washington in 1963 and have become the primary black coach in NBA historical past in 1966. Jim Calhoun, 77, an icon of UConn males’s basketball, shall be awarded Finest Coach.