NBA Stars to Appear on Wheel of Fortune

Maxwell OgdenCorrespondent IIIJanuary 30, 2013

It's the NBA's turn.
It's the NBA's turn.Doug Benc/Getty Images

According to Angel Diaz of, the NBA will be invading legendary television show The Wheel of Fortune from Feb. 8 to Feb. 11.

Players and legends will appear on the program, with some coming on as contestants and others as congratulatory visitors. The program series will not be honoring the competition, however, but instead the host and hostess.

The remarkable Pat Sajak and Vanna White are going to be celebrating the show's 30th season anniversary in style.

Headlining the contestants will be NBA Hall of Famer and Los Angeles Lakers legend "Big Game" James Worthy. Joining him as participants will be Los Angeles Clipper players Chris Paul, Grant Hill and DeAndre Jordan.

The collaboration doesn't end there.

Segments will air with NBA superstars such as LeBron James, Kobe BryantDwight Howard and Kevin Durant appearing as contestantsThey will be promoting league-related prizes and celebrating Sajak and White and longevity of the show.

Other stars that will be involved include Chris Bosh, Andrew Bynum, Kevin Garnett, Steve Nash, Paul Pierce, Amar'e Stoudemire, Dwyane Wade and John Wall.

This is certain to be one of the most star-studded weeks in the illustrious history of the show.

Teams sponsoring these events include the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat and Washington Wizards. They will be offering VIP prize packages such as tickets to home games and a shopping spree at

If you weren't watching before, you should be now.

To be on the air for 30 years is nothing short of sensational. The show, as well as the host and hostess, are true legends in the entertainment business.

For that reason, it is only right for an organization as prominent as the NBA to step in and show their support. Will you?