TNT presents the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 7
NEW YORK and ATLANTA, Jan. 28 --
Next week TNT presents the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. ET. The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game is part of the more than 10 hours of NBA All-Star Weekend coverage by TNT, bringing together NBA Legends and celebrities, along with WNBA and NBA players.
TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith will serve as team head coaches, while TNT's Ernie Johnson and Magic Johnson will call the action from the sideline.
Added to the rosters are NBA legends Moses Malone, Manute Bol, Muggsy Bogues and Spud Webb, as well as WNBA stars Nikki McCray, Ticha Penicheiro, Sue Bird and Rebecca Lobo. Additional participants will be announced at a later date.
TEAM BARKLEYTim McGraw: Grammy Award-winning artist
Ice Cube: Rap artist, writer, director and actor
Nelly: 2003 Grammy Award nominee for Album of the Year, Nellyville
Mark McGrath: Lead singer for Sugar Ray
Nikki McCray: WNBA Indiana Fever guard, started in the 1999, 2000, and 2001 WNBA All-Star Games
Ticha Penicheiro: WNBA Sacramento Monarchs guard, Started in the 2002 WNBA All-Star Game
Moses Malone: 12-time NBA All-Star, three-time NBA MVP
Spud Webb: Slam Dunk Champion, 1989
TEAM SMITHJustin Timberlake: 2003 Grammy Award nominee pop artist, original member of 'NSync
Jamie Foxx: Comedian, actor
Brian McKnight: Recording artist
Roger Lodge: Host of the syndicated television program "Blind Date"
Sue Bird: WNBA Seattle Storm guard, started in the 2002 WNBA All-Star Game
Rebecca Lobo: WNBA Houston Comets forward, selected to the 1999 WNBA All-Star team
Muggsy Bogues: At 5-3, he is the smallest player in NBA history and one of the NBA's all-time leaders in assist-to-turnover ratio
Manute Bol: At 7-7, Bol is still the tallest player to have played in the NBA, blocking more shots per minute than anyone in league history.