NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2017: Time, rosters and TV info, The 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game has no Kevin Hart, so we ranked everyone actually playing, The game will be Friday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. ET from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the Saints, and it will air on ESPN immediately before the Rising Stars Challenge starts on TNT.
The NBA All-Star Weekend brings out more than just some of the league’s top players. WNBAplayers, actors,rappers and even a chef will star in the annual Celebrity All-Star Game that kicks off the weekend’s festivities.
ESPN‘s Michael Smith and Jemele Hill willcoach the teams.Warriors star Draymond Greenand TV personalityRocsi Diaz will assist Smith, while Jemele Hill will be assisted by Raptors guard Kyle Lowryand rapperFat Joe.
Sure, the game won’t be the same withKevin Hart sitting out. Justin Bieber won’t be launching threes.Nick Kyrgios won’t be backing out of a tennis tournament to play.But some intriguing ex-NBA players will lace ’emup which should give the game at least someflare. (Well, let’s hope.)
Mark Jones, THE VOICE of the NBA Sunday Showcase on ABC, will provide play-by-play for the telecast, alongside Michelle Beadle (NBA Countdown, SportsNation), who will call her first Celebrity Game. Cassidy Hubbarth will join Jones and Beadle as the sideline reporter.