According to a press release by the NBA, Kris (Wu Yi Fan) will join team Canada, which will be coached by Grammy Award winning artist Drake, at the 2016 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that Grammy® Award-winning artist and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador Drake and four-time NBA All-Star Celebrity Game MVP and actor Kevin Hart will face off as head coaches of the Canada and USA teams, respectively, at NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2016 on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. ET. 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.
For the 12th consecutive year, ESPN will televise the game beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Fans can also view the game on WatchESPN, available on your computer, smart phone, tablet, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV and Roku. The game rosters are subject to change without notice. Visit NBA.com/allstar2016 for more information.