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Malone Mulhall Benefit Game Honors Local Citizens

All-Stars honor memory of FP victims of 2010 Meadowbrook Parkway crash on July 28

Danny Green (San Antonio Spurs), Scott Machado (Iona, Houston Rockets), Justin Burrell (St. John’s, Golden State Warriors [NBA Summer League]), Paris Horne (St. John’s, Charlotte Bobcats [NBA Summer League]) and other elite basketball players from New York have agreed to star in the Malone Mulhall Benefit Basketball Game to be held on July 28 to honor the loss of three close friends, Michael Mulhall, Jamie Malone and Paige Malone. NBA Hall-of-Famer Chris Mullin will be a celebrity coach for one of the teams.

On July 15, 2010, Paige, Jamie and Michael were on their way to work at Camp ANCHOR (Answering the Needs of Citizens with Handicaps through Organized Recreation), a recreational summer camp for mentally and physically handicapped people of all ages, when their daily commute turned into a fatal accident.

The Malone Mulhall Benefit Game has been established in an effort to do charitable work in memory of these socially conscious friends by providing an all-star basketball exhibition at Adelphi University on July 28 at 1 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Jamie and Paige Malone Foundation and the Michael Mulhall Memorial Scholarship.

Tickets to the game are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under each, and available for purchase online at www.mmbenefitgame.com or at the Adelphi University gym the day of the game. All children are encouraged to participate in the autograph sessions with the players and coaches after the game.

The Camp ANCHOR community serves the Town of Hempstead, which covers 22 villages, and an estimated 800,000 people. 

“It’s truly sad to see what happened to these kids while they were doing such great work for their community, but this event will honor their memory by helping others. This game consists of some of the best basketball players from the New York area, and it’ll be a great day of entertainment for all,” said San Antonio Spur Danny Green who is from North Babylon.

“Michael, Paige and Jamie would be behind this event 110 percent,” said Mr. Mulhall. “They left us while in the service of others. That’s what they were about, so it is very fitting that their friends carry on with their work by organizing this kind of fundraiser. We are deeply moved that their friends are keeping their spirit of service alive.” Jim Malone, father of Jamie and Paige, and a career basketball coach in New York City at Beach Channel High School is also fully behind this event.

If you’d like more information about this topic please call Joe Lynch at 516-661-4416 or e-mail him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .