China's Kris Wu to play NBA Celebrity All-Star Game
(File photo) Feb 12, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; USA player Terrence Jenkins (4) drives past Canada player Kris Wu (10) during the All-Star celebrity basketball game at Ricoh Coliseum. [Photo/Agencies]
Chinese-Canadian singer and actor Kris Wu has been selected for the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game for the second time.
The former member of South Korean boy band EXO will be playing on the East Team, headed by Jemele Hill. He made an appearance in the celebrity team for team Canada in 2016.
In Michael Smith's West Team is Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu, also widely acknowledged for his passion and talents in basketball.
The celebrity game features a wide range of celebrities and renowned actors, musicians and so much more from all over the world.
The 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game is scheduled to air on Feb 17 at the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Here are the full rosters:
Team Smith (West):
Miles Brown (actor), Tom Cavanagh (actor), Mark Cuban (Milwaukee Bucks owner), Baron Davis (NBA player), Andy Grammer(recording artist), Jiang Jinfu (actor, model), Anthony Mackie (actor), Romeo Miller (rapper), Hasan Minhaj (actor, comedian), Master P (rapper), Candace Parker (WNBA star), Aaron Sanchez (celebrity chef)
Team Hill (East):
Brandon Armstrong (former NBA player and social media star), Win Butler (Arcade Fire lead singer), Nick Cannon (entertainer), Rachel DeMita (NBA2K TV personality), Ansel Elgort (actor, recording artist), Marc Lasry (Milwaukee Bucks owner), Caleb McLaughlin (actor), Peter Rosenberg (media personality), Oscar Schmidt (retired Brazilian basketball legend), Lindsey Whalen (WNBA player), Jason Williams (retired NBA Player), Kris Wu (recording artist).