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NBA All Star Celebrity Game 2016 Highlights: Hart comes back from retirement but can’t save USA vs Drake’s Canada

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Drake and Kevin Hart as head coaches of NBA Celebrity All Star Game (Photo courtesy: Instagram/kevinhart4real)

Team Canada led and coached by singer/rapper Drake beat Team USA featuring by actor Kevin Hart in the 2016 NBA All Star Celebrity Game in Toronto on Friday night.

The final score was at 74-64 as Team USA couldn’t beat Canada even with the return of Hart from retirement after halftime. Hart, a comedian who is known to be a big NBA fan, made a return to the game in the third quarter after retiring last year when he won his fourth NBA All Star Celebrity Most Valuable Player (MVP).

The game started with drama as Hart denied Drake a customary handshake between coaches pre-game:

As with any NBA All Star Celebrity game this match-up featured a lot of sports and entertainment celebrities including singer Win Butler, tennis stars Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard, former players Tracy McGrady, Chauncey Billups, Rick Fox, Mugsy Bogues, among others.

Drake also protested Hart’s unretirement comeback in the third quarter:

Butler, who is the lead vocalist of the rock band Arcade Fire, was named the MVP of the NBA All Star Celebrity Game 2016.

Main Photo courtesy: Instagram/kevinhart4real

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