NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: 'GMA' Reporter Plays for Robin Roberts

John Schriffen shows off his moves on the court to honor returning ABC News anchor.
2:45 | 02/16/13

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Transcript for NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: 'GMA' Reporter Plays for Robin Roberts
she rejects it anyway. Let's move on now. We're thrilled to say we're just days away from the return of our friend, robin roberts, to the "gma" anchor desk. We're so thrilled about that. But last night, abc's john schriffen subbed for her in a different form entirely, the annual nba all-star celebrity game. Making the move from breaking news to breaking ankles, abc news correspondent, number 21, john schriffen. Reporter: Wearing robin roberts college number 21, i suited up for the west team, playing with celebrities like kevin hart, common and secretary of education, arne duncan. With the drive. The finger roll. Reporter: When I got my first action, I faced off against the world's fastest man, usain bolt, streaking down the court. Oh. Usain bolt. Reporter: Looking to make robin proud, I hoisted up a shot the first chance I got. Schriffen with a long jump shot. Dedicating this game to robin roberts. Reporter: A little later, next time, I would make it count. Going inside. Schriffen with the b Reporter: I got the bucket. Did I make her proud at there? Yes, you did. Could you have done better? Yes. But it's about the attempting. I applaud the you for apting to do this. Reporter: With a goal complete and an assist to clyde drexler as icing on the cake, we had a 58-38 win. I came out here, it was -- wow. This is serious. Reporter: But when it comes to team robin, the celebrities, from music, to tv, to movies, all step up to support our star. We love you, robin. And I know you love sports, too. So, we're there. I'm fighting a similar fight to what s fighting. We've been fighting that together for years. When I heard she was coming back, I never had a doubt she would. But yeah, beat this. Kick this. Fight. There's no woman stronger. There's no woman more encouraging and loving than she is. Robin, I'm happy you're back. Love you. Reporter: And funny man, kevin hart, voted game mvp by the fans. You're mvp, with five points, three rebounds and only one more assist than I had. Reporter: We'll make sure not to miss robin's return on wednesday. Will you be watching "college gameday" on wednesday morning? Now that you're telling me she's coming back, I have to. Reporter: Team robin with kevin hart. I love you, baby. Reporter: For "good morning america," john schriffen, abc news, houston. Leave it kevin hart to tell it how it is. Schriffen did well. Congratulations to him.

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