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Devin Booker, Chris Paul to participate in Javale McGee's JUGLIFE charity softball game

The two were confirmed as participants in the softball game via McGee's Twitter account.

PHOENIX — Devin Booker and Chris Paul to participate in JaVale McGee's JUGLIFE charity softball game on June 22 at Chase Field.

A promo released on McGee's Twitter account confirmed the two as participants in the event next month.

Mikal Bridges, Cam Payne, Jae Crowder, Ish Wainwright and Cam Johnson will also test their baseball skills for the evening.

The original poster featured Deandre Ayton, who is a restricted free agent this offseason and has not yet been confirmed for the event.

The new promo on Thursday replaced Ayton with Payne. 

The foundation's website said other participants in the event will be released weekly.

For more information and tickets go to the JUGLIFE site.

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