Kevin Hart is set to return to the NBA All-Star weekend but this time he will serve as part of the entertainment. According to a press release from the NBA, Hart will open up the game to announce this year’s players. It was also mentioned that he will be accompanied by several special guest when the game airs on Feb. 18th on TNT.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that comedy superstar Kevin Hart, 11-time Grammy® Award winner Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D will headline the 2018 NBA All-Star Game entertainment on Sunday, Feb. 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 67th annual game will air live at 8 p.m. ET on TNT and will be seen by fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages. Prior to the game, Hart and special guests will take the All-Star stage for an exciting opening and an entertaining introduction of the All-Star teams. Hart is about to embark on his worldwide IRRESPONSIBLE tour, with dates announced later this month. He was most recently nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album (What Now?). Hart is also a four-time MVP and former coach of the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.