The 72nd NBA All-Star Game will take place on Sunday at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. The game and events during the three-day celebration of the world’s finest basketball players have seemed to change every year. Thus, this season is no different.
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On that note, here’s everything you need to know about the NBA All-Star Weekend 2023:
NBA All-Star Weekend Schedule in IST and live streaming:
Here is the list of schedule of events in EST:
Friday, Feb. 17
11:00 p.m. IST | Jordan Rising Stars Practice | NBA TV
4:00 a.m. IST | Basketball Hall of Fame News Conference | NBA TV & NBA App
5:30 a.m. IST | Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game | ESPN |
7:30 a.m. IST | Jordan Rising Stars | TNT |
Saturday, Feb. 18
11:30 p.m. IST | NBA All-Star Practice Presented by AT&T | NBA TV |
11:30 p.m. IST | NBA All-Star Media Day Presented by AT&T | NBA App
2:30 a.m. IST | NBA x HBCU Classic Presented by AT&T | NBA TV / TNT / ESPN2 |
5:30 a.m. IST | Commissioner Adam Silver news conference | NBA TV & NBA App
6:30 a.m. IST | State Farm All-Star Saturday Night | TNT
- Kia Skills Challenge (first event)
- Starry 3-Point Contest (second event)
- AT&T Slam Dunk (third event)
Sunday, Feb. 19
11:30 p.m. IST | NBA Legends Awards | NBA TV & NBA App
1:30 p.m. IST | NBA G League Next Up Game | NBA TV |
4:30 a.m. IST | All-Star Game Tip-Off Pregame Show | TNT
6:00 a.m. IST | All-Star Draft Presented by Jordan Brand | TNT
7:00 a.m. IST | 72nd NBA All-Star Game | TNT
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Where to buy tickets for NBA All-Star Weekend:
Tickets for All-Star Weekend 2023 are still available on reputable resale market websites including Ticketmaster, StubHub, and Vivid Seats.
Performers in NBA All-Star Weekend 2023:
The Grammy-nominated Jewel, a native of Utah, will play this weekend at the NBA All-Star festivities alongside Post Malone, Vin Diesel, and B. Affleck.
Before the All-Star Game on Sunday, Jewel will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner,” while Jully Black will perform “O Canada.” Post Malone will perform a medley, and Diesel will speak about the participants after James and Antetokounmpo choose their teams for the match.
Three Nigerian performers will perform during the halftime show:
1. Burna Boy, a Grammy-winning musician, composer, and producer
2. Tems, a Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated singer
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NBA All-Star Weekend 2023 Team Rosters:
Team Captains: Three-time NBA Champion and minority owner of the Utah Jazz, Dwyane Wade, and team governor Ryan Smith will serve as honorary captains.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, a two-time NBA MVP and captain of the 2023 NBA All-Star Game, along with his brothers Thanasis and Alex Antetokounmpo, and three-time Olympian Lindsey Vonn will lead Team Dwyane. Team Ryan will be led by Lisa Leslie, a two-time WNBA champion, rapper and actor Fat Joe, and Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman.
Hasan Minhaj, Cordae, Janelle Monáe, Kane Brown, Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Simu Liu, Everett Osborne, Ranveer Singh, and Sinqua Walls are among the celebrities who will be participating in the event.