Mark Cuban, Ansel Elgort Headline 2017 Celebrity NBA All-Stars

By , UniversityHerald Reporter

The NBA Celebrity All-Stars Celebrity game will soon take place once again. Last Thursday, it revealed their roster of celebrities who will take part in the game including Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and 'The Fault in Our Stars' Ansel Elgort headlining the pack.

Cuban and Elgort are teammates and part of the roster for the West team. Father and son rappers Master P. Romeo and Lil Romeo will also be joining Cuban's tram. Both rappers have deep ties with basketball: Master P was part of two different NBA training camps in the 90s while Lil Romeo had a two-year scholarship playing for the University of Southern California.

The West team will also be joined by Candace Parker and Baron Davis who will be representing the WNBA and NBA respectively.

The complete West roster includes Caleb McLaughlin of Stranger Things, Rachel DeMita of NBA2K games, Peter Rosenberg of Ebro in the Morning, YouTuber Brandon Armstrong, and Chinese-Canadian actor Kris Wu. ESPN personality Jemele Hill will coach the West team together with Fat Joe and Kyle Lowry

Meanwhile, the East team will be headed by billionaire and Bucks franchise owner Marc Lasry and Nick Cannon. Representing pro basketball are the legendary Brazilian basketball player Oscar Schmidt, NBA's Jason "White Chocolate" Williams, and WNBA's Lindsay Whalen.

To complete the East roster are Tom Cavanagh (The Flash's Harrison Wells), Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu, Anthony Mackie (who played Falcon in the Avengers), singer Andy Grammer, Miles Brown (Black-ish), Aaron Sanchez (Chopped judge), and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj. Coaching them is ESPN's Michael Smith who will be assisted by Rocsi Diaz and Draymond Green.
The NBA All-Stars Celebrity game will air on February 17 at 7 p.m. EST on ESPN.

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