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NBA Celebrity Game Rosters For Friday Night


The first event on the 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend schedule is the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. This is either your favorite event of the weekend every season or you forget it was happening until you saw a Kevin Hart clip after the fact. While the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in recent seasons has been a bit lackluster, there are many names that you will recognize on these celebrity rosters for tonight in Salt Lake City.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Roster and Start Time

Date: Friday, February 17th, 2023
Time: 7 PM EST
Coverage: ESPN
Photo byJuan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Image

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Rosters

The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game rosters will feature two people with NBA ties in Salt Lake City. Utah Jazz team governor Ryan Smith and three-time NBA Champion and Jazz minority owner Dwyane Wade will serve as honorary captains. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo, his brothers Thanasis and Alex Antetokounmpo, and three-time Olympic Medalist Lindsey Vonn will coach for Team Dwyane. They will take on Hall of Famer and two-time WNBA Champion Lisa Leslie, rapper and actor Fat Joe, and Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, who will coach for Team Ryan.

Here is how the rest of the 2023 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game rosters look.

Team Dwyane

  • Dwyane Wade (NBA champion, Utah Jazz minority owner and honorary captain)
  • Nicky Jam (Latin global music icon and actor)
  • Jesser (content creator)
  • Simu Liu (actor)
  • Hasan Minhaj (comedian)
  • DK Metcalf (NFL player)
  • Janelle Monáe (actress, singer, songwriter)
  • Arike Ogunbowale (WNBA All-Star; Dallas Wings)
  • 21 Savage (rapper, recording artist)
  • Ranveer Singh (actor and NBA Brand Ambassador for India)
  • Frances Tiafoe (tennis player)
  • Alex Toussaint (Peloton coach and Puma athlete)

Team Ryan

  • Ryan Smith (Utah Jazz governor and honorary captain)
  • Kane Brown (5-time American Music Award winner)
  • Cordae (rapper, recording artist)
  • Diamond DeShields (WNBA All-Star; Phoenix Mercury)
  • Calvin Johnson (former NFL player)
  • Marcos Mion (TV host)
  • The Miz (WWE Superstar)
  • Albert Pujols (MLB Player)
  • Everett Osborne (actor)
  • Ozuna (rapper, recording artist)
  • Guillermo Rodriguez (ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live correspondent)
  • Sinqua Walls (actor)

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