Lineup announced for NBA All-Star Celebrity game

Published On: Feb 16 2012 12:17:24 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 16 2012 12:17:42 PM EST
ORLANDO, Fla. -

NBA & Sprint announced the official lineup of the 2012 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity game.

This year's players include R&B Grammy winning artist Ne-Yo; rapper Common;

JB Smoove of "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; Vinny Guadagnino of "Jersey Shore"; Kevin Hart of "Laugh At My Pain; Javier Colon of "The Voice"; Drew & Jonathan Scott of "Property Brothers"; Jesse Williams of "Grey's Anatomy"; NBA legends Mitch Richmond (6-time NBA All-Star), Penny Hardaway (4-time NBA All-Star), and Nick Anderson (NBA legend); 2011 WNBA MVP , Indiana Fever's Tamika Catchings; and ESPN's Doug Gottlieb of "The Doug Gottlieb Show".

2012 NBA All-Stars, Orlando Magic Center Dwight Howard and Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Kevin Durant will serve as the East and West team coaches.

While not listed in the official NBA lineup, the league uploaded a video to  YouTube.com today featuring recording artist J. Cole who says he will also be featured as one of the celebrities.

Watch the celebrities in action on the court in the NBA All-Star Game scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24 at the Orange County Convention Center. ESPN will televise the game starting at 7 p.m.

All purchased tickets for the celebrity game also include admission to the Jam Session on Friday, where fans can shoot and slam, along with meet and collect free autographs from NBA All-Stars.

Tickets are currently sold out on the NBA All-Star website.

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