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NBA All-Star Throwback: Abhishek Bachchan participates in the Friday Celebrity Game at the Madison Square Garden

Abhishek Bachchan at the 2015 All-Star Celebrity Game.
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The 2015 All-Star weekend was held in New York City.

Abhishek Bachchan, an established Bollywood actor, participated in the Friday event - the Celebrity All-Star Game.

A self-proclaimed Los Angeles Lakers fan, Bachchan participated in the event as a member of Team East, which also consisted of other celebrities like Kevin Hart and Michael Rapport.

Following are a few images of Abhishek Bachchan from that night, the first time that the Celebrity All-Star Game was held at an NBA arena:

Here's Bachchan guarding Robert Pera (owner of the Memphis Grizzlies), who finished the game with 13 points for the West:

Here's a snap of Bachchan with the Game MVP Kevin Hart. The 2015 MVP Award was Hart's fourth, the most in All-Star Celebrity Game history.

Taking part in the Friday festivities as a goodwill ambassador to the league, Bachchan had a year earlier, helped support the launch of NBAstore.in powered by Jabong.

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