Usain Bolt Set To Star In NBA All Star Weekend

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt will participate in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, which is part of the festivities of the NBA All-Star Weekend. 

Bolt, the two-time Olympic 100 meters and 200 meters champion will participate in the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity game which will be coached by NBA All-Stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Harden will coach the west team while Westbrook will coach the east. Queen Latifah (singer and actress) and Samantha Harris (TV host) will join them as assistant coaches.

Participants in the All-Star  Celebrity game include former NBA stars such as Dikembe Mutombo, Clyde Drexler and Sean Elliott, and WNBA stars Tamika Catchings and Maya Moor as well as singer Ne-Yo, rapper Common, actor Nick Cannon, comedian Kevin Hart, and notables including Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and John Schriffen of ABC News.

Bolt says he is "just looking forward to going out there and having fun and try to dunk a few times”.

"I'm not a good shooter but hey, I used to be a good player,” ... I'm really rusty, but I'm sure I can dunk”.

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