Drake and Kevin Hart Will Coach The 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Drake And Kevin Hart To Coach All-Star Celebrity Game

Drake and Kevin Hart have had a long-standing yet light-hearted rivalry for the past couple of years. Whether it is snappin’ on each other in public or on social media, the rivalry has always been something that fans have gotten a kick out of. This All-Star weekend in Drake’s hometown of Toronto, they will take their rivalry to the next level.

The NBA announced today that the Grammy® Award-winning artist and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador will take on the four-time NBA All-Star Celebrity Game MVP and star of Ride Along 2 as head coaches of the Canada and USA teams, respectively. The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2016 will take place on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. ET and the game will air live on ESPN from Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto.

Drake will be joined on the sidelines by two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and Toronto Blue Jays All-Star right fielder José Bautista. Canada’s team will feature Stephan James (Race); Arcade Fire’s Win Butler; Drew and Jonathan Scott (HGTV’s Property Brothers); professional tennis player Milos Raonic; actor and singer Kris Wu; seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady; NBA TV analyst Rick Fox; and Natalie Achonwa of the Indiana Fever.

Hart’s USA team will include Jason Sudeikis (Race); Michael B. Jordan (Creed); Anthony Anderson (ABC’s blackish); Bryshere “Yazz” Gray (FOX’s Empire); Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent); five-time NBA All-Star and ESPN analyst Chauncey Billups; NBA legend Muggsy Bogues; Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry; and WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky.

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