Past NBA Greats and Others Battle in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2017: Live Updates, Highlights and Reaction
Jemele Hill's East squad tops Michael Smith's West team, 88-59, in the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Brandon Armstrong captured the MVP award after logging 16 points and 15 rebounds.
- February 18, 2017
Brandon Armstrong Wins MVP!
B-Dot with 16 points and 15 boards.
East 88, West 59 - Final
Win Butler leads everyone with 22 points and 11 boards.
The Little Guy with the J!
Jarrius Robertson, who is sadly battling a liver disease, comes on to the floor and buries the jumper. Terrific moment.
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How About Marc Lasry?!
The Bucks' owner completes the and-1 over fellow NBA owner Mark Cuban and now has nine points.
All Jokes Aside, Armstrong Can Play
This Includes Rec League Contracts
He looks genuinely awful out there. Sheesh.
East 71, West 49 - 6:07 Remaining in 4th Quarter
Jason Williams making this look easy tonight. The dude can still flat out ball.
Cuban Making the Most of His Minutes
East 57, West 37 - 1:23 Remaining in 3rd Quarter
Win Butler well on his way to another MVP. He is a rebound away from a double-double.
Brandon Armstrong, the Master of Impersonations
The best part? They counted the basket.
East 54, West 29 - 4:22 Remaining in 3rd Quarter
To be far, Win Miller looks pretty good.
But what's up with Baron Davis? Dude suddenly looks like he's never picked up a basketball in his life.
Isn't This Like, Three Months Old?
Mannequin Challenge to Start the Second Half
That was just flat out cheesy.
By a Mile
I don't think there was ever a debate.
Lindsay Whalen Doing Work
I still wonder why they put great, active WNBA players in these games. Like, these girls are really, REALLY good.
Someone Give This Dude a 10-day Contract
Too far? Probably, but man. This dude can play ball.
East 39, West 23 - Halftime
White Chocolate's squad taking it to the West at the half.
Giannis Repping Lasry
The Moroccan Getting Buckets
Lasry, who currently resides in New York, was originally born in Morocco.
Lighting it up tonight.
The Musician Has Skill
And some height.
Butler, who is part of the band Arcade Fire, is 6'4".
And Here He Is in the 2017 Celeb Game
Two decades and probably around 100 pounds later.
The Brazilian Legend
Best Player Never to Play in the NBA?
Oscar Schmidt is the all-time leading scorer in FIBA World Cup history. However, he never made it over to the NBA.
Giannis Loving Owner Marc Lasry's Form
Bucks owner Lasry buried a jumper earlier. Didn't look half bad.
East 20, West 12 - End of 1st Quarter
I'd say rec leagues may even look a bit better than this.
Can't Blame Them
Have you seen the skill level in this game?
East up 14-10 with 1:10 left in the first quarter.
Romeo Getting Up!
Gotta love the vertical on that layup attempt.
East 6, West 4 - 4:40 Remaining in 1st Quarter
Well, he's obviously just playing the part.
Look at Peter Rosenberg with the Jumper
That was actually some decent form.
East 2, West 0 - 9:16 Remaining in 1st Quarter
My pick for MVP tonight? Jason Williams, who scored the first points of the night.
Who Are You Most Interested to Watch Tonight?
Personally, I want to see Brandon Armstrong. Who will he impersonate tonight? Or better yet, how many impersonations will he do?
Just Don't Ask Him to Show You His Handles
This is the type of awkwardness I'm talking about. lol.
So These Intros...
Anyone else find them awkward? Just me?
- February 17, 2017
Fat Joe will be one of the assistant coaches in tonight's Celebrity Game.
"Fashion King" and Russell Westbrook in the Same Sentence?
Nick Cannon in the House
One of the main stars who will be participating in tonight's NBA Celebrity Game. This will be Cannon's ninth appearance in the event, the most of anybody.
Whalen vs. Parker
WNBA stars Lindsay Whalen and Candace Parker will battle each other in tonight's Celebrity Game.