The two teams for the Celebrity Game at NBA All-Star Weekend will collectively feature Kane Brown and 21 Savage as players, Giannis and Lindsey Vonn as coaches, and Dwyane Wade as a captain.
Superstars from music, entertainment, and sports will go head-to-head in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN from the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. The list of celebrities includes Kane Brown, 21 Savage, Janelle Monae, and Ozuna, among others, the league announced Wednesday.
Utah Jazz governor Ryan Smith and minority stakeholder Dwyane Wade will lead the two celebrity teams as honorary captains. Team Wade will be coached by Giannis Antetokounmpo, with brothers Thanasis and Alex serving as assistant coaches alongside Olympic skiing legend Lindsey Vonn. A surprise guest will coach Team Ryan, with Houston Astros All-Star third baseman Alex Bregman acting as an assistant.
Let’s get to the rosters, listed in alphabetical order below.
Coach: Fat Joe & Lisa Leslie
Assistant coaches: Alex Bregman
- Diamond DeShields
- Calvin Johnson
- DK Metcalf
- Hassan Minhaj
- Marcos Mion
- The Miz
- Everett Osborne
- Guillermo Rodriguez
- Sinqua Walls
Coach: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Assistant coaches: Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Alex Antetokounmpo, Lindsey Vonn
- Kane Brown
- Nicky Jam
- Simu Liu
- Janelle Monáe
- Arike Ogunbowale
- Albert Pujols
- 21 Savage
- Ranveer Singh
- Francis Tiafoe
- Alex Toussaint
To spice up the game a little aside from the participants, each team captain will have the ability to activate “Ruffles Crunch Time,” where a two-minute period would start where point values are doubled. And the “Unlock A Legend” feature will give each team the ability to add a legendary NBA player to their roster mid-game.
Cassidy Hubbarth will host the broadcast, and Mark Jones will call the game at NBA All-Star Weekend alongside Richard Jefferson and Monica McNutt.
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