Celebrity sightings at NBA All-Star Weekend originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The 2023 NBA All-Star weekend kicked off in the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City Utah on Friday night. This year’s All-Star weekend is the 72nd edition of the event and will be hosted by the Utah Jazz.
Basketball fans all over the world will be in attendance and tuning in to see the league’s most talented stars battle it out in a weekend of events that will begin with the celebrity game and end on Sunday night with the All-Star game. Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo are the team captains that will draft their teams immediately before the All-Star game tips off.
While the stage is set for the upcoming action, the NBA stars won’t be the only stars in attendance. The All-Star Weekend usually brings out the most famous individuals in music and entertainment.
So, here’s a look at some famous faces that are sitting courtside for one of the most exciting weekends in basketball:
Canadian movie actor Simu Liu was seen attending the 2023 NBA All-Star Game at Vivint Arena in Utah on Sunday.
American rapper Fat Joe was spotted courtside in Utah for this year’s All-Star Game on Sunday.
American singer, rapper and actress Janelle Monae was seen courtside for the NBA All-Star Game in Utah. Monae also participated in the Celebrity Game that took place the night before.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spike Lee, Spencer Haywood
American filmmaker, actor and New York Knicks superfan Spike Lee, and NBA legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Spencer Haywood, were seen courtside on Saturday for the Skills Competition in Utah.
American actor Jonathan Majors was front and center on Saturday night for this year’s Skills Competition in Utah.
American actor Michael B. Jordan was spotted at the Skills Competition during the 2023 All-Star Saturday Night in Salt Lake City.
WNBA legend, eight-time All-Star and two-time world champion Lisa Leslie, was spotted in attendance for the All-Star Celebrity game in Utah.
NBA legend Dwyane Wade’s wife Gabrielle Union was seen on the court after this year’s All-Star celebrity game. Wade was a captain for one of the celebrity teams.
Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, was seen courtside in Vivint Arena for the Rising Stars Game.
Utah Jazz legend John Stockton was seen courtside for this year’s Rising Stars Game in Vivint Arena.
U.S. businesswoman, entrepreneur and wife of NBA legend Pau Gasol, was seen in attendance for this year’s Rising Stars Game in Utah.