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2016 NBA All-Star Friday preview and open thread

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It's Friday of NBA All-Star Weekend. Here's a rundown of tonight's events.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Time: 7 p.m. ET at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Ontario


Who's playing each other: Team Canada (coached by rapper Drake) vs. Team USA (coached by comedian Kevin Hart)

Synopsis: It's a game of some celebrities, former NBA players, and WNBA players who are in an exhibition game.

Rosters: See below

Team Canada What The Player/Coach Does Team USA What The Player/Coach Does
Win Butler Lead singer of Arcade Fire Anthony Anderson Actor in "blackish"
Drew Scott Host of HGTV's Property Brothers Marc Lasry Bucks co-owner
Jonathan Scott Host of HGTV's Property Brothers Joel David Moore Actor in "Forever"
Kris Wu Singer in EXO, a Korean/Chinese boy band Nick Cannon Host of "America's Got Talent"
Milos Raonic Pro Tennis Player Chauncey Billups ESPN NBA Analyst, 2004 NBA Finals MVP
Stephan James Actor in the film "Home Again" O'Shea Jackson, Jr Actor in "Straight Outta Compton"
Tom Cavanagh Actor in "The Flash" Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky forward, 2015 WNBA MVP
Tammy Sutton-Brown retired WNBA player Muggsy Bogues 15-year NBA veteran, Wizards alum (1987-88)
Rick Fox NBA TV Analyst Terrence Jenkins Former "106 & Park" Host & E! News Anchor
Eugenie Bouchard Pro Tennis Player
Drake, Head Coach Grammy-Award winning singer Kevin Hart, Head Coach Actor and Comedian
DeMar DeRozan, Assistant Raptors forward Isaiah Thomas, Assistant Celtics guard
Steve Nash, Assistant Former NBA player, 2005 & 2006 NBA MVP Becky Hammon, Assistant Spurs Assistant Coach
Jose Bautista, Assistant Blue Jays outfielder Andre Drummond, Assistant Pistons center

NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Time: 9 p.m. ET at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario


Who's playing each other: Team USA vs. The World Team

Synopsis: A group of the NBA's best rookie and sophomores play against each other. Unfortunately, Kelly Oubre isn't in the game. But since he's not playing many minutes, it will be hard for him to make the roster anyway...

Rosters: See below

Team USA World Team
Player Team Player NBA Team
Jordan Clarkson Lakers Bojan Bogdanovic Nets
Rodney Hood Jazz Clint Capela Rockets
Zach LaVine Timberwolves Mario Hezonja Magic
Devin Booker Suns Nikola Jokic Nuggets
Jahlil Okafor 76ers Trey Lyles Jazz
Jabari Parker Bucks Emmanuel Mudiay Nuggets
Elfrid Payton Magic Raul Neto Jazz
D'Angelo Russell Lakers Kristaps Porzingis Knicks
Marcus Smart Celtics Dwight Powell Mavericks
Karl-Anthony Towns Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins Timberwolves
Nerlens Noel* 76ers Nikola Mirotic* Bulls

Enjoy All-Star Friday everyone.