The upcoming highly anticipated 72nd annual NBA All-Star Game 2023 by the National Basketball Association is set to be held at Salt Lake City, Utah for the first time since 1997 (It’s named Gund Arena) when Western Team captain LeBron James will take Eastern team captain Kevin Durant on Sunday night, February 20, 2022. The game will follow the same format as the last year’s All-Star game.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) revealed All-Star starters and scheduled All-Star Game in Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Arena for the first time since 1997, an event that has been returned from its traditional spot in February to March to avoid conflicts with Men’s college basketball tournament and the league’s current Health and Safety Protocols.
It is a three days festival and there are no regular season games scheduled to take place during this period. It is also known as the NBA All-Star break and All-Star Game is headlined as the main event in the NBA All-Star Weekend.
When is NBA All-Star Weekend in 2023?
The NBA All-Star Weekend was originally expected to be held on every February during the middle of the regular season but this year’s event eventually has been returned back from Friday, February 17 to Sunday, February 19, 2023, according to the nba.com.
What has in the 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend?
The NBA All-Star game is an exhibition basketball game and a single-night event of the league’s annual global celebration day where all of the All-Star will. The Skills Challenge and 3-point Contest will start before the All-Star Game and AT&T Slam Dunk Contest is set as the halftime show.
When is the NBA All-Star draft?
NBA All-Star draft show 2023 will be held on Thursday, February 16 at Salt Lake City, UT live stream on TNT TV channel at 8 p.m. ET.
When and what TV channel for All-Star Game 2023?
The All-Star Game 2023 is known as the main event of the weekend is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 19 at Salt Lake City, UT.
This one-night festival before the global audience will begin at 5 p.m. ET and the entire event to be nationally televised on the TNT TV channel.
- Skills Challenge: February 19, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET
- 3-Point Contest: 6:30 p.m. ET
- All-Star Game: February 19, at 8 p.m. ET
- AT&T Slam Dunk Contest: At halftime
Who Coaches for the 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend?
A head coach will be selected from the Western Conference and a head coach from the Eastern Conference will coach the 2023 teams.
NBA All-Star Game 2023 schedule
- Date: Sunday, February 19, 2022
- Skills challenge and 3-point contest: 6:30 p.m. ET
- NBA All-Star Game: 8 p.m. ET
- Halftime show: Slam dunk contest
How to watch the 2022 NBA All-Star Game
- What: 72nd annual NBA All-Star Game
- Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET
- Venue: Salt Lake City, UT
- TV channel: TNT
- Live stream: Watch NBA All-Star Game 2023
2023 NBA All-Star Game Starters
Western Conference Starters
LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies)
Andrew Wiggins (Golden State Warriors)
Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets)
Eastern Conference Starters
DeMar DeRozan (Chicago Bulls)
Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks)
Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics) (Kevin Durant will miss the game because of injuries)
Who will win: Team LeBron and Team Durant? It is difficult to predict which teams will win. Nevertheless, I think that Team LeBron will earn 24 points earlier than Team Durant in the fourth quarter.