Celebrities at NBA All-Star Weekend
As the NBA's stars made their way to Orlando for the league's 2012 All-Star festivities, so did celebrities. Among them was comedian Kevin Hart, who was named MVP of the celebrity game on Friday after his East team beat the West, 86-54. Hart joined an elite club with Justin Bieber, Michael Rapaport and Terrell Owens, as the game's MVP. Here's a look at some of the other A-listers at All-Star weekend.
Rapper J. Cole helped the East team to victory in the celebrity game.
The style and grace of Vinny Guadagnino ("Jersey Shore") in the celebrity game was simply astounding.
Vinny Guadagnino, Chris Brown
Vinny and R&B singer Chris Brown exchanged digits during the Skills Challenge. This could be the start of something special.
Wale, Victor Cruz
Rapper Wale and Super Bowl champ Victor Cruz watched Jeremy Lin and the rest of the BBVA Rising Stars in action Friday.
Would you expect anything less from Spike?
Actor and comedian J.B. Smoove (think "Curb Your Enthusiasm") tried to save a ball from going out of bounds in the celebrity game.
R&B singer Ne-Yo, who played in the celebrity game, sat courtside for Saturday's events.
Actor Michael Rapaport, who won the celebrity game MVP award in 2010 after scoring just four points, thought Tebowing would help him in this year's celebrity three-point shooting contest.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
"Money" Mayweather, the WBC welterweight champ, showed up wearing a pretty fancy sweater.
And sitting next to Mayweather was his friend and rapper, 50 Cent.
Rapper Nicki Minaj opened the All-Star Game with a performance wearing this.
Mary J. Blige
The R&B songstress belted out the National Anthem before Sunday's game.
Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was all smiles while sitting courtside at the All-Star Game, as the West team held on for a 152-149 win over the East.
Chase Budinger dunked over music mogul Diddy for his first dunk in Saturday's contest. It wasn't impressive enough to win.
Vinny was quite the social butterfly. After chatting up Chris Brown during Saturday's events, the "Jersey Shore" star hit up rapper Lil Wayne during Sunday's game. We can only imagine what they talked about.
Kevin Durant mingled with rapper Drake before the All-Star Game.
Cee Lo Green
Sacramento Kings mascot "Air Slamson" had fun with singer Cee Lo Green during the All-Star Game.
Gym Class Heroes
Members of the Gym Class Heroes cozied up for a courtside photo.
After performing the night before, rapper Flo Rida got a prime seat to watch the Western Conference All-Stars beat out the East.