21 Savage has already provided one of the highlights of the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities,thanks to his appearance in the Ruffles All-Star Celebrity Game.
NBA Champion Dwyane Wade and Utah Jazz governor Ryan Smith lead the teams of celebrities from outside of basketball. 21 participated for Team Wade, which was led by star player Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Buck and his brothers.
He and his teammates, who also included Hasan Minhaj and Janelle Monae, competed against Team Ryan player and fellow rapper Cordae.
The teams participated in a 4-point challenge prior to the main game, where players received $4000 for each made basket and a lead to start the competition.
As 21 Savage checked in during the first quarter, his partner Janelle Monae was playing defense while he was on offensive. Despite this, 21 Savage was able to assist tennis star Francis Tiafoe.
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The game’s thrilling conclusion resulted in Team Wade’s victory. Team Wade scored 81-78 when WWE Superstar The Miz made an unsuccessful half-court heave. DK Metcalf, the top receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, won the MVP award after scoring 20 points, 10 rebounds, and four blocks on 9-of-16 shooting.