When the NBA All-Star Game comes to Chicago next year, a few hometown heroes will be involved. The league announced Thursday night (Dec. 19) that Chi-Town natives Common, Chance the Rapper and his brother Taylor Bennett will all be performing during the All-Star festivities.
Common will welcome players onto the United Center floor come Feb. 16 by announcing the starting lineup for both teams, led by captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo, playing in the 69th annual NBA All-Star game. Chance has been tapped to perform a medley spanning his career at halftime, while Taylor Bennett will be part of the NBA Rising Stars game taking place Feb. 14.
The Bennett brothers have also partnered with the NBA to serve as official ambassadors for All-Star Weekend. They will be taking part in fan-driven initiatives and programs to assist the community. Chance made the announcement of his plans at Thursday’s SocialWorks Night at the Museum event.
Catch all the NBA All-Star action on TNT. The All-Star Game tips off Feb. 16, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET.