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Browns DE Myles Garrett, Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb playing in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

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Posted at 8:12 AM, Feb 09, 2022

CLEVELAND — With the NBA All-Star Game just a little over a week away, organizers released more details of the star-studded basketball-filled weekend in Downtown Cleveland, including the names of those participating in the 2022 Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, including Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb and Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett.

The roster for the celebrity game features actors, comedians, rappers and athletes. The game will be exclusively televised on Friday, February 19 at 7 p.m. ET.

NBA 75th Anniversary Team members and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famers Dominique Wilkins and Bill Walton will serve as head coaches for the game.

Team Walton:

  • Jimmy Allen- singer and songwriter
  • Brittney Elena-host, actress, athlete and model
  • Machine Gun Kelly-singer and songwriter
  • Tiffany Haddish-comedian, actress and author
  • Dearica Hamby- Las Vegas Aces Forward
  • Nyjah Huston-Olympian, professional skateboarder
  • Matt James—ABC’s The Bachelor
  • Quavo—rapper and recording artist
  • Ranveer Singh-actor
  • Anderson Varejao-Cleveland Cavaliers legend

Team Nique

  • Anuel AA -Puerto Rican rapper
  • Mayor Justin Bibb-Mayor of Cleveland
  • Kane Brown-singer and songwriter
  • Myles Garrett—Cleveland Browns defensive end
  • Daniel "Booby" Gibson—Cleveland Cavaliers legend
  • Jack Harlow-rapper and recording artist
  • Crissa Jackson-Harlem Globetrotters player
  • Anjali Ranadive-singer and songwriter
  • Gianmarco Tamberi-Olympic high jump champion
  • Alex Toussaint—Peloton Instructor

ESPN NBA reporter and host Cassidy Hubbarth will return as the host of the broadcast to drive the conversation around the game.

Analysts Kendrick Perkins and Richard Jefferson, who work closely together on ESPN’s NBA Today, will serve as first-time Celebrity Game analysts, while Monica McNutt makes her first Celebrity Game appearance as the sideline reporter, according to the news release.

The game will tip-off with the Ruffles Ridge 4-point Shooting Competition, with Ruffles and the NBA donating $4,000 to support the Thurgood Marshall College Fund for every shot made from behind the line, with a minimum of $40,000.

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