Serena will attend the ESPY Awards to night.
Hanks and Sandler headline celeb list
The 10th Annual ESPY Awards, which will be televised live on ESPN on Wednesday, July 10, 2002 at 9 p.m. ET from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre, announced additional presenters and attendees to its all-star lineup of celebrities who are set to work on the show with host Samuel L. Jackson.
Tim Allen, Diane Lane, Nick Lachey, Toni Braxton, Brian McKnight, Shannon Elizabeth, Julius Erving, Jeri Ryan, Cal Ripken, Jr., John Madden, and Chris Berman will join previously announced presenters Adam Sandler, Matthew Perry, David Spade, Kiefer Sutherland and Vivica A. Fox. In addition, Tom Hanks will participate in the ESPY Awards telecast by voicing over the Arthur Ashe Courage Award presentation.
Santana, Snoop Dogg, Bootsy Collins and the Original P-Funk will perform, while Clarence Clemons Temple of Soul will serve as house band.
A variety of top athletes and ESPY Award nominees will also be part of the festivities, including boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, as well as Kobe Bryant, Serena Williams, Barry Bonds, Cael Sanderson, Geno Auriemma, Bill Belichick, Jason Sehorn, Chris Chelios, Lisa Leslie and many more.