2010 NBA All-Star Friday: Celebrity Game + Rookie/Sophomore Challenge + D-League Dream Factory

Originally posted on Feb 12, 2010 2:45 AM PST

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Make sure your fade is hooked up real tight for All-Star Friday!

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Stef-FUN and AMMO are about to show everyone what's up in the Big D tonight folks.

Jump to see what's on tap tonight!

Celebrity Game

Time: 4pm PST | TV: ESPN | More at NBA.com

2010 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by FINAL FANTASY XIII Partipants
Doctor Oz (Host, The Dr. Oz Show) Common (Musician/Actor)
Chris Tucker (Actor/Comedian) Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks Owner)
Anthony Anderson (NBCs Law & Order) Robert Horry (Seven-time NBA Champion)
Joel Moore (Avatar) Rick Fox (Three-time NBA Champion)
Anthony Kim (PGA Tour Pro) Chris Mullin (Five-time NBA All-Star)
Pitbull (Musician, I Know You Want Me) Nancy Lieberman (Basketball Hall of Famer)
Scooter Christensen (Harlem Globetrotters) Coach: Magic Johnson (Basketball Hall of Famer, ESPN analyst)
Special K Daley (Harlem Globetrotters) Coach: Alonzo Mourning (Five-time NBA All-Star)
Flight Time Lang (Harlem Globetrotters) Assistant Coach: Mario Lopez
Big Easy Lofton (Harlem Globetrotters)

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Before there was Google Buzz there was Chris Mullin's Buzz.


Predictions

  • Chris Tucker dunks and former Laker Faker Rick Fox and knocks him the ... out!
  • Nancy Lieberman schools the others and wins MVP
  • Chris Mullin swishes 5 treys 
  • Mark Cuban gets a technical foul from the refs
  • Common rebounds like his hoops alter ego Drew Gooden for The People
  • Robert Horry hits the game winner

 

Rookie - Sophomore Game

Time: 6pm PST | TV: TNT | More at NBA.com

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Chocolate Rain and Masala!

The moment you've all been waiting for here in Dubs land...

Rookie Team roster
Player (Team) Position Height/Weight School/Country
Omri Casspi (Kings) F 6-9/225 Israel
DeJuan Blair (Spurs) F-C 6-7/265 Pittsburgh
Stephen Curry (Warriors) G 6-3/185 Davidson
Tyreke Evans (Kings) G 6-6/220 Memphis
Jonny Flynn (Timberwolves) G 6-0/186 Syracuse
Taj Gibson (Bulls) F 6-9/225 USC
James Harden (Thunder) G 6-5/220 Arizona State
Brandon Jennings (Bucks) G 6-1/169 Lottomatica Virtus Roma (Italy)
Jonas Jerebko (Pistons) F 6-10/231 Sweden
Head Coach - TBD
Assistant Coach TBD
Sophomore Team roster
Player (Team) Position Height/Weight School/Country
Michael Beasley (Heat) F 6-9/245 Kansas State
Marc Gasol (Grizzlies) C 7-1/265 Spain
Danilo Gallinari (Knicks) G-F 6-10/225 Italy
Eric Gordon (Clippers) G 6-3/222 Indiana
Brook Lopez (Nets) C 7-0/260 Stanford
Kevin Love (Timberwolves) F-C 6-10/260 UCLA
O.J. Mayo (Grizzlies) G 6-4/210 USC
Anthony Morrow (Warriors) G 6-3/190 Georgia Tech
Russell Westbrook (Thunder) G 6-5/210 UCLA
Head Coach TBD
Assistant Coach TBD

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You know you're big time when you get interviewed by Craig "Barney" Sagar.


Predictions

  • Anthony Morrow rains in 5 from downtown
  • Stephen Curry shows everyone why he's about to have the last say in the 2010 R.O.Y. race

 

NBA D-League Dream Factory

Live Stream on NBA.com: 7-8pm PST | More at NBA D-League

Dunk Contest Participants
PLAYER (TEAM)
POS.
HT.
WT.
BIRTHDATE
FROM
Tony Danridge (Albuquerque) G/F 6-5 215 2/26/86 New Mexico
Dar Tucker (Los Angeles) G 6-4 205 4/11/88 DePaul
Bill Walker (Maine/Boston) F 6-6 220 10/9/87 Kansas State
Deron Washington (Tulsa) F 6-7 215 12/12/85 Virginia Tech

 

Three-Point Shootout Participants
PLAYER (TEAM)
POS.
HT.
WT.
BIRTHDATE
FROM
Blake Ahearn (Bakersfield) G 6-2 190 5/27/84 Missouri State
Morris Almond (Springfield) G 6-5 210 2/2/85 Rice
Andre Ingram (Utah) G 6-3 190 11/19/85 American
Rob Kurz (Fort Wayne) F 6-9 230 5/5/85 Notre Dame

 

Shooting Stars Participants
PLAYER (TEAM)
POS.
HT.
WT.
BIRTHDATE
FROM
Romel Beck (Dakota) F 6-8 195 5/29/82 UNLV
Brian Butch (Bakersfield) F 6-11 240 12/22/84 Wisconsin
Pat Carroll (Iowa) G 6-5 190 9/10/82 St. Joseph's
Desmon Farmer (Reno) F 6-5 210 10/7/81 USC
Trey Gilder (Maine) F 6-9 185 1/24/85 Northwestern State
Mike Harris (Rio Grande Valley) F 6-6 235 6/15/85 Rice
Dontell Jefferson (Utah) G 6-5 190 12/15/83 Arkansas
Curtis Jerrells (Austin) G 6-1 195 2/5/87 Baylor
Carlos Powell (Albuquerque) F 6-7 225 2/29/83 South Carolina
Mustafa Shakur (Tulsa) G 6-3 190 8/18/84 Arizona
Diamon Simpson (Los Angeles) F 6-7 230 9/8/87 St. Mary's (CA)
Reggie Williams (Sioux Falls) F 6-6 210 9/14/86 Virginia Military

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It takes 2 for Rob Base, but 3 for Rob Kurz on the Dubs! 

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For more on the NBA D-League's All-Star festivities check out Your Ridiculous Upside Dallas All-Star Weekend Travel Guide

 

Predictions

  • Kenny Bill Walker is the Dunk King
  • Warrior-Foe-Life Rob Kurz wins the 3pt contest
  • Mustafa Shakur wins MVP just because he has the coolest name on planet earth
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