Common brings home MVP from Celebrity game at All Star 2020

Common represented for the home team by winning MVP at this year’s All Star Celebrity Game. Chicago showed love on February 14, 2020 at the Wintrust Arena. Common’s team coached by Michael Wilbon crushed Chance the Rapper’s team coached by  Stephen A. Smith 62-47. 

Common wore number 25 as a tribute to Ben Wilson a high school basketball star who was gunned down as a teenager in Chicago. Common is no stranger to the game. As a child he was a ball-boy for the Chicago Bulls. In 2010 he played an NBA athlete who was injured during the 2009 All Star game in the movie Just Wright alongside Queen Latifah.

Lil Rel, Hannibal Burress, Spice Adams and NBA legends Darius Miles and Quentin Richardson were all there on behalf of their hometown Chicago. Former Chicago Bulls’s Horace Grant and Nate Robinson were unlocked as secret players during the course of the event. Arnie Duncan the former secretary of education showcased his exceptional skills during the night’s festivities. Ultimately the night belonged to Common and his team. 

Team Wilbon (Home)
Captain: Common 
(rapper, actor)
Bad Bunny (recording artist)
Hannibal Buress (actor, comedian)
Kane Brown (four-time AMA Award-winning artist)
Jon Batiste (musician, bandleader of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”)
Alex Moffat (actor and comedian, “Saturday Night Live”)
Chef José Andrés (chef and humanitarian)
Famous Los (comedian, social media influencer)
Jidenna (recording artist)
Chelsea Gray (WNBA)
Quentin Richardson (NBA legend)

Team Stephen A. (Away)
Captain: Chance The Rapper (rapper)
Quavo (rapper)
Taylor Bennett (rapper)
LaRoyce Hawkins (actor, “Chicago PD”)
Anthony “Spice” Adams (Aka, Cream E. Biggums, actor, comedian, former NFL defensive tackle)
Marc Lasry (co-owner, Milwaukee Bucks)
Ronnie 2K (marketing director at 2K Sports)
Katelyn Ohashi (gymnast)
Lil Rel Howery (actor-comedian)
A’ja Wilson (WNBA)
Darius Miles (NBA legend)

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