Billionaire Marc Lasry, CEO of the $14 billion hedge fund Avenue Capital and co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, will be playing in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
Lasry, a member of Team USA, will be coached by four-time celebrity game MVP Kevin Hart.
His teammates include Jason Sudeikis (“Race”); Michael B. Jordan (“Creed”); Anthony Anderson (ABC’s “Blackish”); Bryshere “Yazz” Grey (FOX’s “Empire”); Nick Cannon (“America’s Got Talent”); five-time NBA All-Star and ESPN analyst Chauncey Billups; NBA legend Muggsy Bogues; and WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky.
He’ll be going up against the Canadian team coached by Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador Drake. Drake will be assisted by NBA MVP Steve Nash and Toronto Blue Jays All-Star right fielder José Bautista.
The Canadian team includes Arcade Fire’s Win Butler; Drew and Jonathan Scott (HGTV’s “Property Brothers”); professional tennis player Milos Raonic; actor and singer Kris Wu; seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady; NBA TV analyst Rick Fox; and Natalie Achonwa of the Indiana Fever.
The game, which is being held in Toronto, airs on ESPN on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. ET.
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