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The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game will be played Friday night, and a pair of former Houston Rockets will highlight the rosters. Clyde Drexler and Dikembe Mutombo will both participate in the event.
Two former Houston Rockets will be amongst the 16 players participating in Friday night's NBA All-Star Celebrity Challenge.
The two former Rockets are Clyde Drexler and Dikembe Mutombo and they will be joined by ex-NBA players Sean Elliott and Bruce Bowen Friday night in Houston. WNBA stars Tamika Catchings and Maya Moore will be on hand, as will Olympic Gold Medal sprinter Usain Bolt.
Participants from the entertainment world include actor Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games), singers Common, Ne-Yo and Trey Songz, and reality TV stars Kevin Hart and Nick Cannon, both from "The Real Housewives of Hollywood." Three members of the on-air media will play in the game, highlighted by ESPN's Ryen Russillo. E! News' Terrence Jenkins and John Schriffen of ABC News will be on-hand as well.
The final participant in Friday's NBA All-Star Celebrity Challenge will be Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who scored 17 points in last year's game.