Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is a perennial ace when it comes to charity events. Few Los Angeles sports stars do a better job of bringing celebrities together under the guise of unorthodox fun.

Enter Kershaw's annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose charity event, which raises funds for both the Dream Center and the non-profit Cure Hospital. The event drew participation from major sports star and TV celebrities. Naturally, ThePostGame saw an opportunity to quiz the stars-in-attendance on their familiarity with ping pong terminology.

Things get weird.

We also collected some photos from the event, showing stars in their not-so-natural setting: trying their hand at ping pong:

Clayton Kershaw Charity Ping Pong

 

Clayton Kersaw's charity ping-pong event drew a wide range of stars from across all sports, including former three-time MLB All-Star Orel Hershiser.

 

Kershaw's Dodgers teammate, Adrian Gonzalez, takes a crack at ping pong during a rare reprieve from the MLB season.

 

Gonzalez played doubles with Mario Lopez, a television host best-known for his role as AC Slater on "Saved by the Bell."

 

Lopez, who was born and raised in Southern California, takes a stab at a ping pong singles game.

 

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers chats -- and perhaps dishes out some tips -- to Howie Kendrick, who starred for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from 2006 to 2014.

 

An unlikely union here: comedian George Lopez shares the table with Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal.

 

Dodgers left fielder and first baseman Scott van Slyke shows off his personalized paddle during play.

 

Clippers forward Blake Griffin joins the party at Dodgers Stadium.

 

Between his dunking antics and his ongoing saga with Marvin the Martian, Griffin has proven he enjoys competition in every form.

 

Joc Pederson gets into the action, complete with a custom towel draped around his neck.

 

A budding star for the Dodgers, Pederson's table tennis forehand didn't disappoint.

 

Kershaw takes he mic and addresses the celeb-studded crowd at his even.

 

Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel joins in on the laughs.

 

Kimmel, who hosts "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on ABC, is a big sports fan and often brings major athletes onto his show.

 

George Lopez returns a volley while protecting his beer stashed precariously on the corner of the table.

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