A'ja Wilson, Dawn Staley to reunite at NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte

A'ja Wilson, Dawn Staley to reunite at NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte

By Josh Hyber/Photo by Allen Sharpe

Dawn Staley will coach A’ja Wilson once again.

ESPN and the NBA announced Wednesday that Wilson — the former South Carolina women’s basketball star — will play later this month in the 2019 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Her team will be coached by current Gamecock head coach Dawn Staley.

The game will air exclusively on ESPN and the ESPN App on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. from Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C.

Celebrity Rosters


Mike Colter (“Luke Cage” actor)
Chris Daughtry (recording artist)
Terrence J (on-air host, actor)
Famous Los (comedian, social media influencer)
Dr. Oz (television personality)
Rapsody (rapper, recording artist)
Bo Rinehart (NEEDTOBREATHE vocalist and musician)
JB Smoove (actor, comedian)
Steve Smith (NFL great)
A’ja Wilson (2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year)
Jay Williams (ESPN college basketball analyst)
Jason Weinmann (hometown hero)


Ronnie 2K (Director of Influencer Marketing, 2K Sports)
Ray Allen (Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer) 
AJ Buckley (“SEAL Team” actor)
Bad Bunny (recording artist)
Stefanie Dolson (WNBA’s Chicago Sky center)
Marc Lasry (co-owner, Milwaukee Bucks)
Hasan Minhaj (actor, comedian, host of Netflix’s Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj)
Quavo (rapper, recording artist)
Adam Ray (comedian, About Last Night podcast)
Amanda Seales (actor, comedian, recording artist)
James Shaw Jr. (hometown hero)
Brad Williams (comedian, About Last Night podcast)