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2022 NBA All Star Game logoWHEN: Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 8PM ET

Televised live on TNT from the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah

2023 NBA All Star Game

2023 NBA All Star Weekend

• NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 on ESPN, 7PM ET
Rising Stars Challenge
Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 on TNT, 9PM ET
All Star Saturday (3 point shoot out and slam dunk contest)
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 on TNT, 8PM ET
NBA All Star Game
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023 on TNT, 8PM ET

Save the date for Sunday, February 19, 2023 when the 72nd edition of the NBA All-Star game is hosted by the Utah Jazz at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.

The game will also mark the 30th anniversary since the first NBA All-Star game was played in Salt Lake City in 1993,

Preceding the big game, it's an entire weekend of festivities and entertainment beginning with the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, February 17, followed by the ever-popular slam dunk contest during All Star Saturday on Saturday, February 18..

Of course, that all leads up to the big finale -- when the NBA All Star game airs on TNT at 8PM ET on Sunday.on its traditional broadcast home, TNT.

Tickets for the NBA All Star Game and the NBA All-Star Weekend are available directly from the NBA website, at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, and at Ticketmaster.

2023 NBA All Star STARTERS

The All-Star starters were revealed at the end of January, and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo and Los Angeles Lakers legend LeBron James will be team captains.

Eastern Conference

Giannis Antetokounmpo, C, Milwaukee Bucks

Kyrie Irving, G, Brooklyn Nets

Donovan Mitchell, G, Cleveland Cavaliers

* Kevin Durant, F, Brooklyn Nets (replaced by Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embid)

Jayson Tatum, F, Boston Celtics

* on injury list

Western Conference

LeBron James, F, Los Angeles Lakers

Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets

* Stephen Curry, G, Golden State Warriors (replaced by Memphis Grizzlies' Ja Morant)

Luka Doncic, G, Dallas Mavericks

* Zion Williamson, F, New Orleans Pelicans (replaced by Utah Jazz' Lauri Markkanen)

* on injury list

NFL Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf shows 'em how it's done at this year's NBA All Star Celebrity game:

NBA All Star Game fun facts

Youngest All-Star MVP :
Lebron James in 2006.

The very first NBA All-Star game was held at The Boston Garden in 1951.

• 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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2023 NBA All Star Game
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