17th Annual ESPY Awards

17th Annual ESPY Awards
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 16, 2009

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Zindzi Mandela and Zondwa Mandela arrive at the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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Tennis players Venus Williams and Serena Williams present the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

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Musician Wyclef Jean rocks the house during the show.

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Serena Williams kills it upon her arrival to the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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Tennis champ Venus Williams gives the camera her best shot on the ESPY Awards red carpet.

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Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice presents an award at the 2009 ESPYs.

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Host Samuel L. Jackson and Stevie Wonder wow the crowd at the ESPY Awards.

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Actress Rashida Jones looks gorgeous on the red carpet.

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NBA player Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa make a fashionable pair backstage at the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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Denver Nuggets hoops star Carmelo Anthony is so fresh and so clean at the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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NFL player Santonio Holmes is joined on stage by his children as he accepts his award.

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NBA star Kobe Bryant accepts the Best Team award on behalf of the Los Angeles Lakers from musician Stevie Wonder during the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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President Barack Obama delivers a taped speech regarding the Arthur Ashe Courage Award during the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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ESPN correspondent Stuart Scott speaks onstage during the 2009 ESPY Awards.

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NFL player Terrell Owens and actress Rashida Jones present an award during the 2009 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre on July 15 in Los Angeles. Catch all the action when the show airs Sunday, July 19, at 9 P.M. EST.