Everything You Need to Know About the 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
By Raphael Chestang
Next month, NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto will bring together some of the most talented players in the league's history as well as some of Hollywood's biggest stars.
The annual celebrity game will help launch the weekend when Drake, the Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador, and four-time NBA All-Star Celebrity Game MVP Kevin Hart will face off as head coaches of the Canada and USA teams, respectively, on Friday, Feb. 12 at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto.
Drake will have extra help on the sidelines as two-time NBA MVP and fellow Canadian Steve Nash will assist in play calling.
Team Canada will feature actor Stephan James (Race), Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Drew and Jonathan Scott (HGTV's Property Brothers), tennis pro Milos Raonic, actor and singer Kris Wu, retired NBA star Tracy McGrady, basketball analyst Rick Fox and WNBA star Natalie Achonwa.
USA's roster includes Jason Sudeikis, Michael B. Jordan, Anthony Anderson, Empire star Bryshere "Yazz" Gray, Nick Cannon, basketball analyst Chauncey Billups, NBA legend Muggsy Bogues, Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry and WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne.
Fans can watch the teams go head to head Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.