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[02/23/12 - 08:23 AM]
ESPN to Present 2012 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
Current NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard will serve as coaches.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN to Present 2012 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

ESPN Radio to Provide National Broadcast of NBA All-Star Game; Comprehensive Coverage Across ESPN Platforms

ESPN will present the 2012 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 24, beginning at 7 p.m. ET, emanating from the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Play-by-play announcer Mark Jones, analyst Jon Barry and reporter Stuart Scott will provide commentary. The Celebrity Game will also be available via ESPN3, ESPN Mobile TV and the WatchESPN app.

Celebrity participants will include musician Ne-Yo, rapper/actor Common, Vinny Guadagnino (Jersey Shore), NBA Hall of Famer and ESPN analyst Chris Mullin, actor/comedian Kevin Hart, and ESPN's Doug Gottlieb (The Doug Gottlieb Show). Current NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard will serve as coaches.

Celebrity Game rosters (subject to change):
Team West Team East
Coach: Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) Coach: Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic)
Chris Mullin (NBA Hall of Famer, ESPN analyst) J. Cole (rapper)
Mitch Richmond (six-time NBA All-Star) Doug Gottlieb (ESPN's The Doug Gottlieb Show)
Tim Hardaway (five-time NBA All-Star) Jonathan Scott (Property Brothers)
Javier Colon (The Voice) Kevin Hart (actor/comedian)
Drew Scott (Property Brothers) Vinny Guadagnino (Jersey Shore)
Common (rapper/actor) Penny Hardaway (four-time NBA All-Star)
Ne-Yo (musician) Nick Anderson (former NBA Star)
JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) Tamika Catchings (WNBA MVP, Indiana Fever)
Jesse Williams (Grey's Anatomy)

ESPN's Comprehensive Coverage of NBA All-Star 2012

ESPN Radio

For the 16th year, ESPN Radio will present events throughout NBA All-Star weekend, culminating with coverage of the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 26, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET. Jim Durham will provide play-by-play for the events with analyst and Hall of Famer Dr. Jack Ramsay. They will be joined by on-site studio host Mark Kestecher, analyst Will Perdue and reporter Shelley Smith.

SportsCenter

· Friday: Lisa Salters will report live from the "Rising Stars Challenge" morning practice, including a special look at New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin. Colleen Dominguez and Mark Jones will report from the NBA All-Star's afternoon practices.

· Saturday: Mark Jones hosts NBA All-Star Saturday coverage with Colleen Dominguez and analyst Jon Barry, featuring pregame coverage throughout the day, and post-event coverage including interviews with the Slam Dunk and 3-point Shooting champion.

· Sunday: Jones hosts NBA All-Star game coverage with Barry and Dominguez, featuring pregame coverage throughout the day, and postgame coverage including an interview with the All-Star Game MVP, and a recap of the weekend.

ESPN.com

ESPN.com's extensive content from NBA All-Star 2012 will include Henry Abbott's TrueHoop TV and Daily Dime Live for every All-Star event, beginning with the Celebrity Game on Friday.

ESPN International

ESPN International will televise the NBA All-Star Game and all All-Star festivities in 90 countries and territories, including Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean, UK, Canada, Taiwan, Brazil and the Pacific Rim.





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