Abhishek will be attending NBA All-Star 2015 and participating in the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, February 13 at Madison Square Garden as a goodwill ambassador to the league.

The 'Happy New Year' actor took to Twitter to express his happiness, "I am excited and honoured to be attending my first-ever NBA All-Star as a goodwill ambassador to the league," said Abhishek.

"I know my trip will show fans in India the excitement, energy and athletic ability of the NBA game and its players. Basketball is my first love and I look forward to supporting basketball's continued growth in India."

Abhishek Bachchan is also the owner of Pro Kabaddi League Champion Jaipur Pink Panthers and Indian Super League franchise Chennaiyin Football Club.

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