LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Friday, April 12, 2013 Kenny Smith, former NBA star and NBA Studio Analyst for TNT, will partner with Real Deal in the Rock to host the Inaugural Karaoke with Pros & CEOs at one of Little Rock's premier restaurants, Bar Louie on Cantrell Road.

The red carpet will begin at 7 p.m. followed by Karaoke at 8:30 p.m. Activities for the evening include dinner, silent auction which will include sport and Hollywood memorabilia, karaoke with invited guest of Kenny "The Jet" Smith and sponsors, as well as The PlayStation Lounge, hosted by Best Buy. Special guest include Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, former Arkansas Razorback Todd Day and Pat Bradley, Nolan Richardson and Larry Lacewell. Proceeds for the event will benefit Real Deal in the Rock and The Aim High Foundation.

Real Deal in the Rock is one of the largest five-on-five basketball tournaments in the country hosting 5,000 plus young athletes every spring for the past seven years. The tournament will begin Friday, April 12, 2013 and will conclude Sunday, April 14, 2013.

Kenny "The Jet" Smith is best known for his outstanding career in the NBA, playing 9 seasons with the Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets (winning 2 World Championships), Sacramento Kings, and Atlanta Hawks. Smith's Aim High Foundation was founded to create athletic and social programs to support and encourage youth in becoming educated, productive and caring members of society. The Aim High Foundation was formed to teach youth the productive mechanism of team sports, team work, discipline, cooperation, setting goals, strong work ethics, and establishing moral values. With the assistance of the community, Aim High is able to assist in SAT prep classes, support in school subjects, as well as personal guidance for future athletes.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting . For more information on ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities for Karaoke with Pros CEOs, email info@teamupworld.orgor call 877.375.9025.

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