NBA Celebrity All-Star Game Rosters Announced

This year's NBA Celebrity All-Star Game in Salt Lake City has some pretty big names suiting up to play some hoops. The teams will be divided into Team Dwyane, headed by former NBA star Dwyane Wade, and Team Ryan, led by Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith

Two-time NBA MVP and 2023 NBA All-Star Game Captain Giannis Antetokounmpo, who plays for the Milwaukee Bucks, will serve as head coach of Team Dwyane and will be accompanied by three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn as as well as Thanasis and Alex Antetokounmpo. Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman will coach Team Ryan with a surprise guest that the NBA has yet to announce.


Actor Simu Liu, rappers 21 Savage and Cordae, singer Janelle Monáe, country star Kane Brown, wrestling legend The Miz and future baseball Hall of Famer Albert Pujols will be among those suiting up. 

Adding to the video game like set up, each team captain will have the ability to activate "Ruffles Crunch Time", which starts a two-minute period where point values are doubled. Also, the Celebrity Game's "Unlock a Legend" feature will return in 2023, giving a team the ability to add a legendary NBA player to their roster mid-game.

The stars will take the court for the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Source: People

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