Friday, November 27, 2015

Usain Bolt, Dikembe Mutombo highlight 2013 All-Star Celebrity Game

Last year's MVP, Philly-born actor/comedian Kevin Hart will be back at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game this season. The most intriguing names, however, may be Usain Bolt and former Sixer Dikembe Mutombo.

Usain Bolt, Dikembe Mutombo highlight 2013 All-Star Celebrity Game

Usain Bolt (AP Photo)
Usain Bolt (AP Photo)

ESPN has announced that they will be presenting the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

2013 NBA All-Stars Russell Westbrook and James Harden will serve as the game’s head coaches. Celebrity participants will include actors, musicians, athletes and select members of the mainstream media. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is expected to return again this year along with last year's MVP, actor/comedian Kevin Hart, a Philadelphia native.  

The most notable of the athletes who are planning to participate in the game are Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter Usain Bolt, eight time NBA all-star and former Philadelphia 76er Dikembe Mutombo and ten time NBA all-star Clyde Dexter.

The game will be held at the George A Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on February 15th at 7 p.m. ET. The game will also be available to view through ESPN Mobile TV and Watch ESPN. 

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