Georgia alumnus Bubba Watson to play in 2018 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

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Georgia alumnus Bubba Watson to play in 2018 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

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January 8, 2018 Atlanta: Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson is on the sidelines for the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday, January 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Georgia alumnus Bubba Watson is one of several celebrities to be selected to play in the 2018 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game.

Watson, a two-time Masters Tournament champion who graduated from Georgia in 2008, will play on Team Clippers coached by ESPN’s Katie Nolan, former NBA player Paul Pierce and recording artist Common.

The 2018 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game will take place on Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. ET at Verizon Up Arena at the Los Angeles Convention Center and can be watched on ESPN.

Below are the rosters for each team:

Team Clippers (coached by ESPN’s Katie Nolan, ESPN analyst Paul Pierce and recording artist Common)

  • Anthony Anderson (ABC’s “black-ish”)
  • Brandon Armstrong (actor, social media star)
  • Miles Brown (ABC’s “black-ish”)
  • Win Butler (Arcade Fire)
  • Common (actor, recording artist)
  • Andre De Grasse (Olympic sprinter)
  • Stefanie Dolson (WNBA’s Chicago Sky)
  • Jamie Foxx (actor, singer, musician)
  • Paul Pierce (NBA legend, ESPN analyst)
  • Dascha Polanco (actress, activist)
  • Bubba Watson (two-time Masters champion)
  • Jason Williams (NBA legend)

 

Team Lakers (coaches by ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, Basketball Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady and actor Michael B. Jordan)

  • Sterling Brim (MTV’s “Ridiculousness”)
  • Nick Cannon (actor, recording artist)
  • Terence Crawford (boxer)
  • Rachel DeMita (NBA2KTV host, actress, model)
  • Jerry Ferrara (STARZ’s “Power”)
  • Marc Lasry (Milwaukee Bucks co-owner)
  • Tracy McGrady (NBA legend, ESPN analyst) 
  • Caleb McLaughlin (Netflix’s “Stranger Things”)
  • Candace Parker (WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks)
  • Nate Robinson (NBA legend)
  • Drew Scott (HGTV’s “Property Brothers”)
  • Kris Wu (actor, singer, music producer)
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