Vinny Guadagnino tweets his way into NBA game

The NBA is down to include Vinny Guadagnino in the NBA All-Star

celebrity game.

The ”Jersey Shore” star is among the famous faces that will be

included in the Feb. 24 celebrity game at the NBA All-Star Jam

Session at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The

NBA said Guadagnino rallied more than 2.7 million Twitter followers

to convince the NBA to add him to the roster.

Other celebrity participants include singer Ne-Yo, rapper-actor

Common, ”Curb Your Enthusiasm” actor J.B. Smoove, comedian Kevin

Hart, ”The Voice” champion Javier Colon and ”Property Brothers”

stars Drew and Jonathan Scott. Among the former NBA players

participating are Mitch Richmond, Penny Hardaway and Nick


At last year’s NBA All-Star celebrity game, Justin Bieber was

won the Most Valuable Player award.