Muhammad Ali will receive a special tribute at this year’s ESPY Awards, ESPN’s annual ceremony honoring the best sports moments from the past year.
NBA stars Stephen Curry and Dwyane Wade, along with David Oyelowo, Usher and Zendaya, are among the presenters for the 24th annual affair, set to air live on ABC, Wednesday, July 13, at 8 p.m. ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. WWE champion John Cena will serve as this year’s host.
The Muhammad Ali tribute will include a special appearance by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Also set to present are ESPN’s Chris Berman, retired WNBA player Lisa Leslie, skier Lindsey Vonn, NFL player JJ Watt and NBA star Skylar Diggins.
In addition, the show will feature Crown and the M.O.B. as the ESPYs house band, with a special performance by Andra Day.
Awards will be handed out in categories including “Best Upset,” “Best Championship Performance,” “Best Coach/Manager” and more, spotlighting athletes from hockey, golf, action sports like surfing and snowboarding and those with disabilities. Fans can cast their votes at espn.go.com/espys/2016.
Kobe Bryant, Dez Bryant, Kevin Love, Abby Wambach, Danica Patrick, Peyton Manning and more are slated to attend.
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