NBA All-Star Celebrity Game score, highlights: Micah Parsons leads Team Shannon past Team Stephen A.

How about that Cowboy?

Dallas Cowboys star linebacker Micah Parsons made his presence felt to get NBA All-Star Weekend underway by delivering a 37-point, 16-rebound performance to lead Shannon Sharpe’s Team Shannon past Stephen A. Smith’s Team Stephen A. in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. For his efforts, Parsons was named MVP.

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In addition to Parsons, Team Shannon benefitted from the contributions of Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua and WNBA superstar Jewell Loyd. For Team Stephen A., Texans star quarterback C.J. Stroud did all he could with a big scoring night.

The Sporting News tracked live updates from this year’s installment of the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

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NBA All-Star Celebrity Game score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Team Shannon 22 30 20 28 100
Team Stephen A. 26 19 26 20 91

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game final score, highlights from Team Shannon vs. Team Stephen A.

(All times Eastern.)

Final: Team Shannon 100, Team Stephen A. 91

9:03 p.m.: And it’s a wrap at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Micah Parsons’ 37 points lead the way for Team Shannon, which holds on for a nine-point win over Team Stephen A. After Parsons, it was Puka Nacua, who finished with 17 points, including a few notable dunks.

8:59 p.m.: A spin-move finish from Micah Parsons followed by a big dunk from Puka Nacua has put an exclamation point on what should be a win for Team Shannon.

Team Shannon 98, Team Stephen A. 87

8:56 p.m.: It’s getting good down the stretch.

Team Stephen A. has responded to Team Shannon’s run to cut the deficit to five points with two minutes remaining. There’s no more running clock here as this one could come down to the wire.

C.J. Stroud is up to 29 points in the game.

Team Shannon 92, Team Stephen A. 87

8:50 p.m.: Micah Parsons’ push for MVP is intensifying.

Parsons is doing it all for Team Shannon and if the team can hold on for a victory, the MVP Is his. With five minutes remaining, two consecutive 4-pointers from Team Shannon puts the team up by eight.

Team Shannon 86, Team Stephen A. 78

End of third quarter: Team Shannon 72, Team Stephen A. 71

8:44 p.m.: Three quarters are in the books and we’re in line for an entertaining final frame.

As advertised, Micah Parsons and C.J. Stroud have been going back and forth. The fourth quarter is about to get even more interesting as the 4-point and 3-point line will move in and out throughout the final frame.

Buckle up for an exciting finish.

8:35 p.m.: Team Stephen A. has activated Crunch Time and will look to cut into the deficit over the next two minutes.

Team Shannon’s lead got out to eight points but C.J. Stroud has remained consistent in his efforts for Team Stephen A., getting four points at the free throw line to slice the deficit in half.

8:28 p.m.: Micah Parsons just won’t stop scoring but Team Stephen A. made the most of its On Fire privileges to get back in the game.

Scores from C.J. Stroud and Tristan Jass have erased the deficit and the game has gotten much closer midway through the third. As the fire is extinguished, Team Shannon leads by four.

Team Shannon 63, Team Stephen A. 59

8:25 p.m.: Team Stephen A. wins the On Fire Challenge, which is big for C.J. Stroud, Tristan Jass and Natasha Cloud. Their points will be worth double to start the half.

8:20 p.m.: Before the play resumes, we’ve got the On Fire Challenge, a one-minute three-on-three shooting competition that sees the winning team earn the “on fire” distinction for the first five minutes of the second half.

Whichever three-player unit wins the challenge is on fire and will have double points for the first five minutes of the second half.

Halftime: Team Shannon 52, Team Stephen A. 45

8 p.m.: Team Shannon took control behind the dominance of Micah Parsons but Team Stephen A. used a late first-half run to make things interesting once again.

Parsons pledged to get the “on fire” treatment on the LED court and he earned it, entering the half with 18 points on 9-of-15 shooting. For Team Stephen A., Tristan Jass leads the way with 20 points.

Team Shannon takes a seven-point lead into the break.

7:51 p.m.: Lil Wayne has arrived and Team Shannon has activated Ruffles Crunch Time!

A floater from Kai Cenat followed by a layup from Dylan Wang, who is taking over the second quarter, has Team Shannon in command. Timeout Team Stephen A.

Team Shannon 40, Team Stephen A. 37 

7:48 p.m.: It’s about to get interesting

We’ve got inflatable tube men under each goal and on the LED floors to distract each player. We’ll see who can overcome the distractions to remain effective.

End of first quarter: Team Stephen A. 26, Team Shannon 22

7:43 p.m.: Back-to-back dunks for Team Shannon!

Micah Parsons and Puka Nacua get bouncy by playing above the rim and bringing Team Shannon to within four points at the end of the first quarter. That NFL athleticism is no joke.

Team Stephen A. 26, Team Shannon 22

7:38 p.m.: Straight out of a video game: we’ve got six-point shot icons on the LED floor.

If a team scores from the icon of their team’s head coach, it’s worth six (!) points. The icon moves from possession to possession so it requires some strategizing.

7:33 p.m.: We’ve reached the first break in action and Team Stephen A has a two-point lead over Team Shannon.

Micah Parsons has come out of the gate dominating. The Cowboys star linebacker is up to a game-high 10 points. Also of note: Parsons’ team has 10 points.

Team Stephen A. 12, Team Shannon 10

7:31 p.m.: Team Stephen A. has activated Ruffles Crunch Time!

For two minutes, each made basket will count 2x. Shots from Ruffles Range will be worth eight (!) points.

7:25 p.m.: It’s game time and the starters are in.

Starting for Team Shannon: Quincy Isaiah, Jewell Loyd Puka Nacua, Micah Parsons and Lilly Singh

Starting for Team Stephen A.: Natasha Cloud, Jennifer Hudson, Tristan Jass, Metta Sandiford-Artest and C.J. Stroud

Pregame

7:15 p.m.: The stars have been introduced and the teams are getting their final preparation ahead of the game.

The LED court is going to be a major talking point and a star of the night.

6:30 p.m.: Cowboys superstar Micah Parsons pulled up to the red carpet in full uniform. There’s being ready to go and then there’s this. It might be safe to expect a big night from the linebacker.

Micah Parsons NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

(NBAE via Getty Images)

5:45 p.m.: Kai Cenat has arrived and made a bold prediction for his stat line, declaring he will score 30 points.

The streamer added that he will up that total to 45 points, 10 assists and 17 rebounds if rapper Ice Spice is in attendance.

12:30 p.m.: Injury update on the coaching staff?

Stephen A. Smith has refuted a report that he sprained his ankle after a crossover from Micah Parsons. Smith plans to coach on Friday night while wearing an ankle brace.

12 p.m.: Rosters have been finalized with two more late additions from the NFL.

Rams wide receiver Puka Nacua will join Team Shannon while Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman will join Team Stephen A. less than a week after scoring the game-winning touchdown in Super Bowl 58.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game start time

  • Date: Friday, Feb. 16
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT

The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game is set to tip off around 7 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 16. It’s the first event of the 2024 NBA All-Star Weekend in Indianapolis and will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game rosters

Team Shannon

  • Anuel AA, musician
  • Kai Cenat, online streamer
  • Conor Daly, IndyCar Series driver
  • Walker Hayes, musician
  • Quincy Isaiah, actor
  • Jewell Loyd, guard for WNBA’s Seattle Storm
  • Puka Nacua, Los Angeles Rams wide receiver
  • Micah Parsons, Dallas Cowboys linebacker
  • Lilly Singh, entertainer
  • SiR, musician
  • Dylan Wang, actor

Coaches: Shannon Sharpe and 50 Cent

Team Stephen A.

  • Adam Blackstone, musician
  • Natasha Cloud, guard for WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury
  • Mecole Hardman Jr., Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver
  • Jennifer Hudson, musician, actress and TV host
  • Tristan Jass, content creator
  • AJ McLean, member of the Backstreet Boys
  • Kwame Onwuachi, award-winning chef
  • Jack Ryan, basketball entertainer
  • Metta Sandiford-Artest, 17-year NBA veteran
  • C.J. Stroud, Houston Texans quarterback
  • Gianmarco Tamberi, Olympic High Jump Champion

Coaches: Stephen A. Smith, A’ja Wilson, Lil Wayne

NBA All-Star schedule 2024

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Friday, Feb. 16

  • 11:30 a.m. ET — NBA All-Star Rising Stars Practice
  • 7 p.m. ET — NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
  • 9 p.m. ET — NBA All-Star Rising Stars Game

Saturday, Feb. 17

  • 11 a.m. ET — NBA All-Star Practice
  • 2 p.m. ET — NBA HBCU Classic (Virginia Union vs. Winston-Salem State)
  • 8 p.m. ET — All-Star Saturday Night
    • Skills Challenge
    • 3-Point Contest
    • Stephen Curry vs. Sabrina Ionescu 3-Point Contest
    • Slam Dunk Contest

Sunday, Feb. 18

  • 1:30 p.m. ET — NBA G League Next Up Game
  • 8 p.m. ET — NBA All-Star Game

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