James Harden & Russell Westbrook Named Coaches For SPRINT NBA-All Star Celebrity Game
The Sprint All-Star Celebrity game is always one of the most interesting events during All-Star Weekend. Since it is James Harden new city he is serving as unofficial host and along with Russell Westbrook will be coaching the teams.
Here are the celebrities that will be playing.
For the ninth straight year, ESPN will televise the game beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Fans can also view the game through NBA Game Time from Sprint application, available on Android and iOS, as well as via WatchESPN on computers, tablets, and phones.
This year’s rosters include celebrities from film, TV, and music. Reigning 2012 Sprit NBA All-Star Celebrity Game MVP Kevin Hart (“Real Husbands of Hollywood”), will look to defend his title alongside stars like Grammy ® Award-winner Ne-Yo (R&B/pop star); Nick Cannon (“Real Husbands of Hollywood”); Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games); Trey Songz (R&B Singer/Actor); Usain Bolt (Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter); Arne Duncan (Secretary of Education); Terrence Jenkins (“E! News,” Anchor); Common (Rapper/Actor); John Schriffen (ABC News Correspondent); Ryen Russillo (ESPN Host); NBA Legends Dikembe Mutombo (eight-time NBA All-Star), Clyde Drexler (ten-time NBA All-Star), Sean Elliott (two-time NBA All-Star), and Bruce Bowen (NBA legend); WNBA stars Tamika Catchings ( Indiana Fever) and Maya Moore (Minnesota Lynx). Queen Latifah (Rapper/Singer/Actress) and Samantha Harris (TV Host) will be the assistant coaches.
In addition to serving as the title partner of the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, Sprint will also be the title partner of the NBA All-Star Pregame Concert, held at the Sprint Arena at Jam Session prior to the 62nd NBA All-Star Game at Toyota Center.