Everything You Need for All-Star Weekend
  • Nick Fay

Everything You Need for All-Star Weekend


All-Star Weekend

When: February 13th, 2015-February 15th, 2015

Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY + Madison Square Garden, Manhattan , NY

Friday Night:

7pm- The All-Star Celebrity Game on ESPN

-The game includes celebs such as Kevin Hart, Common, Skylar Diggins

9pm- The Rising Star Challenge on TNT

-This year will be different than previous , it no longer will be Rookies vs. Sophomores. It will be USA vs. International with rookies and sophomores on the same team. This game will feature some of NBA's up and coming stars of the league, such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Victor Oladipo, Andrew Wiggins, and Mason Plumlee.

Saturday Night:

7pm press conference from NBA commissioner Adam Silver.

-Silver could give some hints on future moves by the NBA

8:30pm the fun begins

-It starts with the Shooting Stars challenge, then the Skills Challenge, followed by the Three-point shootout, and finally the Slam Dunk Contest. All of these events can be seen on TNT.

- Saturday night is arguably the best night of the weekend.

-Most of the hype is around the Three-point contest , which might have the best group in league history. It features sharpshooters such as Steph Curry, Kyle Korver, James Harden, and many more.

Sunday Night:

830pm the main event begins, the All-Star Game on TNT!

- Should be an exciting game with a ton of offense and not much D. Expect some of the young bucks to have a big performance to show they belong.

(Info via NBA.com and SB Nation)

-By Nicholas Diesing-Fay


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