Monday, July 11, 2016

Stephen Curry, Cam Newton, Nick Cannon And Von Miller Among Stars Set to Participate In Kids' Choice Sports 2016

Stephen Curry and Cam Newton are among several top athletes who have signed on to take part in Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Sports Awards, reports The Hollywood Reporter!

The Golden State Warriors basketball star and the Carolina Panthers quarterback, who is also currently hosting Nickelodeon's All In with Cam Newton, will participate in the third annual sports awards show, which celebrates kids and families' love of sports and top professional athletes.

In addition, Nickelodeon has lined up Nick Cannon, along with several other top athletes, to hit the stage at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

More KCS 2016: Kids' Choice Sports 2016 Nominees Revealed!

Also taking part are Curry's Warriors teammate Klay Thompson and fellow NBA pro Iman Shumper (Cleveland Cavaliers); NFL players Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh Steelers) and Von Miller (Denver Broncos); MLB player Prince Fielder (Texas Rangers); NHL player Tyler Toffoli (Los Angeles Kings); Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza (American Pharoah); professional snowboarder Jamie Anderson; and professional skateboarders Leticia Bufoni and Tony Hawk.

UPDATE: JJJ has revealed that Game Shakers' stars Cree Cicchino and Madisyn Shipman will also be participating at the 2016 Kids’ Choice Sports Awards this coming weekend!

UPDATE 2: E! News is reporting that Michael Strahan and the Bella Twins will be in attendance for the star-studded show airing Sunday night at 8 p.m.!

"We're excited that we have the ESPYs this week. We have Kids' Choice Sports. It doesn't get any bigger or better," Russell shared with E! News. "To be able to share all these moments with these kids, it's going to be really special."

The two actresses will join skateboarder Jagger Eaton at the ceremony.

"Pinch me! Super stoked to be a part of the KCS 2016!" Cree told JJJ. "Can't wait for you to see who I'll be teamed up with representin' NYC..."

Madisyn added, "Oh my gah!!! Words can’t express how psyched I am about participating in the Kids’ Choice Sports awards this year! Although I'm not an 'athlete,' I’m really into personal fitness like kick-boxing and cycling. And as for who I hope to see at the Kids' Choice Sports, let's just say I hope the Beckham's are there this year!"

JJJ also chatted to Jagger about the event, "I am so stoked to be a part of this year’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards! I'm a huge sports fan and can’t wait to be in the same space as some of my heroes. Thanks to my Nickelodeon family for the invite … See you there!"

Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports 2016 is set to tape on Thursday and will air from 8-9:30 p.m. ET/PT July 17 on Nick USA.

Seattle Seahawks two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson will return as host, and retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is set to receive the Legend Award in recognition of his record-breaking achievements, unrivaled talent and outstanding sportsmanship on and off the basketball court.

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