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Justin Bieber Returns for NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2018

Justin Bieber Returns for NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 2018

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Amid a career break following a 2017 tour that was cut short, Justin Bieber made his return to the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday after seven years.He did not emerge victorious but he appeared to be in great spirits, meeting fans and bonding with his teammates.The 23-year-old pop star, who was named the MVP of the annual event in 2011, played for Team Lakers with fellow stars such as Nick Cannon, Stranger Things teen star Caleb McLaughlin, Entourage's Jerry Ferrara, Chinese-Canadian actor Kris Wu and Property Brothers star Drew Scott. Black Panther's Michael B. Jordanserved as a coach.They competed against Team Clippers, made up of the likes of Jamie Foxx, Migos rapper Quavo, Arcade Fire singer Win Bu...
Celebrity Big Brother: Julie Chen on how Shannon Elizabeth is 'the opposite' of Omarosa

Celebrity Big Brother: Julie Chen on how Shannon Elizabeth is 'the opposite' of Omarosa

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After each eviction on Celebrity Big Brother, Julie Chen has agreed to answer some of our burning questions. Today, she’ll address the latest ouster, the intensity of this season’s game play, and whether we need to start worrying about Metta’s mental health.ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Ariadna’s meltdown must have thrown you all for a loop. On the West Coast, it cut to a commercial real quick but then went back to telecast. Were the producers panicking in your ear?JULIE CHEN: We knew Ariadna would be emotional, but we didn’t think to that extent. We had planned to come out of that taped piece and go straight to her but when she broke down so hard and could not speak, yes, the producers were panicking in my ear and saying, “Go to Marissa! Go to Marissa!&...
Omarosa asked on 'Celebrity Big Brother' if she had sex with Trump

Omarosa asked on 'Celebrity Big Brother' if she had sex with Trump

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Former aide to President Trump Omarosa Manigault Newman was asked by her “Celebrity Big Brother” co-star if she ever had a sexual relationship with the commander-in-chief.The former “Apprentice” star, who worked for the Trump administration as the director of communications for the White House, was asked during Friday night’s episode of the reality show if she slept with Trump, Entertainment Weekly reported. OMAROSA USED ‘STRICTLY FORBIDDEN’ WHITE HOUSE CAR SERVICE FOR HER COMMUTE: REPORT“Did you ever sleep with him?” asked Brandi Glanville, star of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”“Who?” Manigault Newman responded. “Trump,” Glanville said.“Hell no! Oh, my God. Brand...
The Celebrity Game shows the NBA's broad appeal

The Celebrity Game shows the NBA's broad appeal

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A line you often hear during the NBA Celebrity Game is that everyone wants to be a basketball player. This is an extension of the old rap cliche that every rapper wants to be a baller and every baller wants to be a rapper. The original purpose of that cliche was to underline the similar environments that forged most rappers and basketball players. They had the same backgrounds and the same dreams of escaping, using two of the few options that were available to them: music and basketball. A third option was to sell drugs. The idea that rappers want to be ballers is still true. Quavo of Migos was one of the participants in the celebrity game and Quavo used to play basketball as a kid. But the idea that everyone wants to be a basketball player is even more true now than just rappers. The n...
NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: Quavo and Rachel Demita come up big

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: Quavo and Rachel Demita come up big

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Another NBA All-Star Celebrity Game has come and gone. Good fun was had by everybody and no one got hurt. That's the overall goal of the event. Well that and seeing some familiar faces get a chance to show off their athletic skills. Some are just there for the fun. Others are former athletes. A couple were former NBA players.However, nobody stole the show quite as much as Quavo and Rachel Demita. Representing the Clippers, Quavo poured in 19 points and pulled down five rebounds. He had a couple chances to show his athleticism from when he played quarterback in High School. Check out this sweet Eurostep.Up against Quavo, on the Lakers, was Rachel Demita. What she lacked in height she more than made up for in handles and shooting ability. Demita went to Old Dominion on a full ride scholar...

Best moments from Friday at NBA All-Star Weekend

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5:00 PM ETThe NBA's top players will be in Los Angeles for All-Star Weekend 2018. But before 24 of the league's best take the court on Sunday, the celebrity game and Rising Stars Challenge took center stage on Friday evening.Assume the role of All-Star captain, assemble your team and choose a coaching style. Do you have what it takes to defeat Team LeBron or Team Stephen?All-Star Weekend 2018 is upon us, and we've got you covered with everything to watch. From the celebrity game to the All-Star Game on Sunday, here's a viewers' and visitors' guide to all the happenings in La La Land.1 RelatedTeam World, led by Rising Stars Challenge MVP Bogdan Bogdanovic, who scored 26 points (seven 3-pointers) and made six assists, defeated Team USA 155-124. Buddy Hield (29 points) and Jamal Murray (21...
Celebrity Big Brother recap: Omarosa denies sleeping with Trump

Celebrity Big Brother recap: Omarosa denies sleeping with Trump

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This serves as your spoiler alert warning. The following is a recap of Friday’s episode of Celebrity Big Brother.“Now it’s time to divide and conquer” – Metta World Peace, everyone. God’s gift to Celebrity Big Brother‘s recap producers.Shannon starts Friday’s episode with her back against the wall. Up on the block against her only true alliance member, James, she leaves the nomination ceremony to cry alone in bed.But Brandi is not letting that happen. She slinks into the back bedroom to inform Shannon that her entire alliance, aside from Mark was gunning for her. They are joined by Ariadna, Ross, and Marissa. I have to give Shannon credit, she knows how to spin a conversation. “I’ve never had anyone,” she tries.Omaro...
Bubba Watson will make the NBA Celebrity game

Bubba Watson will make the NBA Celebrity game

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Bubba Watson will somehow make his hoop dreams a reality on Friday.And he won't even have to withdraw from the Genesis Open to do it.The golfer - who will open the second round 3-under and in the hunt - said (we're not sure if it was jokingly or not) that he'd take himself out of the PGA Tour stop at Riviera to make it to the NBA All-Star Celebrity game, where he'll play at the Staples Center later on Friday.His tee time will help:That's 7:32 a.m. in Calfornia with the game tipping off at 4 p.m. PST. Plus, there won't be any concern about the weather:And, oh yeah, Watson confirmed he'll do the double:Early start @GenesisOpen so I can make it to the @NBAAllStar Celebrity game this afternoon! pic.twitter.com/w2PeCdQFy0— bubba watson (@bubbawatson) February 16, 2018MORE:Muay Thai fig...

NBA Celebrity Game 2018 roster breakdown: The good, the bad, and the people we had to look up on Google

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The NBA Celebrity Game is an annual rite of All-Star Weekend, something to occupy time while you wait for dunks. With Los Angeles hosting, the celebrity teams are, fittingly, Team Clippers and Team Lakers. Here is SB Nation’s official roster breakdown:Team LakersCOACH: Rachel Nichols of ESPN. Can we get a Kickstarter going to get rid of one of those underscores in her Twitter handle? It’s like those people who use two spaces after a sentence. MODERN TYPOGRAPHY HAS CORRECTED THE IMPERFECTIONS OF TYPEWRITERS.Nichols will be joined on the sideline by Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady and ... MICHAEL JORDAN?!!?!? Haha, no, it’s actor Michael B. Jordan, and I am the first person to make this joke. He’s one of the best actors alive, he deserved more critical acclaim for Cree...