Kane Brown To Play In NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
By Blake Taylor
February 7, 2020
Kane Brown will put his basketball skills to the test at the 2020 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on February 14.
The country signer will join a roster of stars from film, television, music, and sports for game taking place at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago. ESPN's Stephen A. Smith and Michael Wilbon will serve as celebrity coaches for the two teams with Brown slated to play on Wilbon's team.
Brown's team consists of Common, Bad Bunny, Jon Batiste, Alex Moffat, Jose Andres and more. They'll face off against Chance the Rapper, Taylor Bennett, LaRoyce Hawkins, Katelyn Ohashi and others a part of Smith's team.
According to a press release, actor Jesse Williams from Grey's Anatomy will serve as Wilbon's assistant coach, while television host and chef, Guy Fieri will be the assistant coach to Smith. The game will also feature WNBA stars, Chelsea Gray from the Los Angeles Sparks and the Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson.
Wilbon’s team will be designated as the home team for the event, and Smith's team will serve as the away team. The full roster for both teams can be seen below. Be sure to tune into ESPN on February 14 at 7 p.m. ET to watch the celebrities take the court.
Team Michael Wilbon (Home):
Captain: Common (rapper, recording artist)
Bad Bunny (recording artist)
Hannibal Buress (actor, comedian)
Kane Brown (4x AMA award winning artist)
Jon Batiste (musician, bandleader of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)
Alex Moffat (actor and comedian, Saturday Night Live)
Chef Jose Andres (Chef & Humanitarian)
Famous Los (comedian, social media influencer)
Jidenna (recording artist)
Chelsea Gray (WNBA)
Quentin Richardson (NBA Legend)
Team Stephen A. Smith (Away):
Captain: Chance The Rapper (rapper, recording artist)
Quavo (rapper, recording artist)
Taylor Bennett (rapper, recording artist)
LaRoyce Hawkins (actor, Chicago PD)
Anthony “Spice” Adams (AKA Cream E. Biggums, actor, comedian, former NFL defensive tackle)
Marc Lasry (co-owner, Milwaukee Bucks)
Ronnie 2K (marketing director at 2K Sports)
Katelyn Ohashi (gymnast)
Lil Rel Howery (actor, comedian)
A’ja Wilson (WNBA)
Darius Miles (NBA Legend)
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