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NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Star-Studded

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Star-Studded

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game for 2023 is almost here. Team Dwyane Wade and Team Ryan Smith will battle it out for a good cause.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Jam Packed With Incredible Stars

The Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game for 2023 puts Dwyane Wade and Ryan Smith up against each other.

This is a game you definitely want to go out and cheer on your favorite folks.

Along with athletes, the game will feature actors, comedians, Grammy Award-winning musicians, and more.

Ryan Smith, the governor of the Utah Jazz is leading his team against three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade’s team.

Wade is also a minority owner of the Jazz.

Both will serve as honorary captains of their respective teams.

They will compete during the game in gameplay activations all to raise up to $100,000.

All this is for the 5 For The Fight Cancer Research Internship, which is a partnership between Howard University and Ruffles.

Check Out The Lineup For Team Wade And Team Ryan At The Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Leading Team Wade –

  • Giannis Antetokoumpo (two-time NBA MVP and captain of the 2023 NBA All-Star Game)
  • Thanasis Antetokounmpo
  • Alex Antetokounmpo
  • Lindsey Vonn (three-time Olympian)

Leading Team Ryan –

  • Lisa Leslie (two-time WNBA champion)
  • Fat Joe (rapper/songwriter/actor/producer/music executive)
  • Alex Bregman (Houston Astros third baseman)

So Who Are The Players?

  • 21 Savage
  • Janelle Monae
  • Cordae
  • Simu Liu
  • Sinqua Walls
  • Everett Osborne
  • Nicky Jam
  • Ozuna
  • DK Metcalf
  • Calvin Johnson
  • Albert Pujols
  • Guillermo Rodriguez
  • Frances Tiafoe
  • The Miz
  • Marcos Mion
  • Jesser

Also making appearances are Alex Toussaint, Comedians Hasan Minhaj, and Kane Brown.

Ranveer Singh, Arike Ogunbowale, and Diamond DeShields are also on opposing rosters, according to reports.

As reported in the announcement, this year’s innovation is the opportunity for each team captain to initiate “Ruffle Crunch Time”.

That’s when a two-minute period will allow values to double.

Additionally, a team will be able to add a great NBA player to their roster mid-game in Celebrity Game’s “Unlock a Legend” feature.

Airing exclusively on ESPN (and streaming on the APP) on Friday, February 17, at 7 pm. ET at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Want more on Dwyane Wade, Fat Joe, Janelle Monae, and others… hit us up.

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