ment ever!” said comedian and podcaster Chris Hardwick, who bowled in the 5th
The Ratings Game The Chris Paul PBAL All Stars and the launch of the PBA League were the highest-rated shows of the year, with each telecast reach- ing between 850,000 and 950,000 viewers.
EVERYTHING BOWLING, ALL THE TIME
ALL STARS INDEED Annual Chris Paul Event Still Bowling’s Biggest Stage
Chris Paul PBA League All Stars
Even the celebrities are awed by the annual competition. “This has to be the best celebrity tourna-
Chris Paul PBA League All-Stars tournament at Lucky Strike Los Angeles. “I was exited just watching it, much less bowling in it.” Hardwick, of course, knows a thing or two about quality bowling events. The creator of The Nerdist podcast and All-Star Celebrity Bowling is also the son of PBA Hall of Famer
et’s face it: Bowling owes a lot to Chris Paul. One of the brightest and most respected stars in the National Basketball Association, Paul simply loves bowling. And his annu-
al fundraising event is the standard by which all other celebrity bowling events should be measured.
Billy Hardwick. As the owner of a PBAL franchise (Silver Lake Atom Splitters), Hardwick was one of eight celebs to team up with PBA pros at the most recent Chris Paul tournament. The tournament, which benefi ts Paul’s CP3
Foundation, helped kick off the PBA League concept. Six of the eight franchise owners were on hand, each paired with a member of their PBAL squad. What was apparent at the 2013 edition was that the celebs take their game as
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