Baron Davis, Jason Williams, Ansel Elgort and 58-year old Oscar Schmidt head Celebrity All-Star Game field
The NBA has announced the participants for its annual All-Star Celebrity Game, and it is very clear that the game will include celebrities and even an ex-NBA All-Star.
Beyond that, your level of recognition might struggle to keep up with those who compiled the rosters, as helmed by coaches and SportsCenter anchors Michael Smith and Jemele Hill. The game will be “exclusively” documented by ESPN on the Friday before the league’s All-Star weekend commences, this Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. on the network.
Two-time NBA All-Star Baron Davis (still in hopeful NBA comeback-mode) will lead the West team alongside 58-year old Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, and WNBA superstar Candace Parker. They’ll be joined by platinum-selling rapper and 1999 Charlotte Hornets training camp invitee Master P.
(Don’t worry, Master P’s son Romeo Miller will also be there, teamed alongside his father. You will not, however, be allowed to refer to the former USC point guard as “Lil’ Romeo.”)
The Eastern team will be coached by Jemele Hill, and it is led by Nick Cannon, whom we’ve been told is hilarious. Arcade Fire’s Win Butler will return to try to repeat as the game’s MVP. Jason Williams will act as…