WHEN: Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 8PM ET WHERE: Televised live on TNT from the State Farm Arena in Atlanta
Don't look now, but the 2021 NBA All Star Game appears to be back on! Again.
Originally cancelled due to health concerns, the 2021 edition of the All Star Game is now in the works, and athough it hasn't yet been confirmed, insiders say that it's just a matter of working out the safety protocols before it's official.
So grab the popcorn, and tune in to a special "one-night only" NBA All Star Game airing Sunday night, March 7, 2021 on TNT live from State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
So far, a skills challenge is being planned for the pre-game warmup -- along with a dunk contest featured during halftime. But keep it here for more updates as they are announced!
2022 NBA All Star Game
2022 NBA All Star Weekend TV schedule
• NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 on ESPN, 7PM ET
• Rising Stars Challenge
Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 on TNT, 9PM ET
• All Star Saturday Night(3 point shoot out and slam dunk contest)
Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 on TNT, 8:30PM ET
• NBA All Star Game
Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022 on TNT, 8PM ET
Meanwhile, save the date for Sunday, February 20, 2022 when the 70th edition of the All-Star game will be hosted by the Cleveland Cavaliers at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
The 2022 NBA All-Star Game will be televised live at 8PM on TNT.
And it's an entire weekend of festivities and entertainment beginning with the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, February 14, followed by the ever-popular slam dunk contest during All Star Saturday Night on Saturday, February 15 on TNT at 8:30PM ET.
Of course, that all leads up to the big finale -- when the NBA All Star game airs on TNT at 8PM ET on Sunday, February 16, 2020.
Tickets for the NBA All Star Game and the NBA All-Star Weekend are available directly from the NBA website, at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, and at Ticketmaster.
• Chosen as the host in 2018 for the sixth time, Los Angeles became the city that has hosted more NBA All Star Games than any other. LA is followed by New York with five, and Boston with four.
• The youngest NBA all-star was 19-year-old starter Kobe Bryant in 1998.
• 21-year-old Lebron James became the youngest player to be named All-Star game MVP in 2006.
• The oldest NBA all-star player was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1989. He was 41.
• The record holder for most MVP Awards ever goes to Kobe Bryant with four (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011).
• The most attended NBA All-Star Game was held at Cowboys Stadium in 2010 before a whopping 108,713 spectators.
• The game has been canceled only once, in 1999, when a lockout led to a shortened season that also eliminated the All-Star Game.
• The NBA All Star game has been relocated only once, in 2017, when the game moved to New Orleans LA from Charlotte NC to protest North Carolina's controversial HB2 law. The legislation banned NC city governments from passing ordinances that protect members of the LGBT community from discrimination. (The law was later modified so that Charlotte would be eligible to host the NBA All Star Game in 2019.)
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