Join us for the NBA All-Star events starting this Thursday!
This weekend is a busy one for the Big Easy. With appearances by some of the biggest names in basketball, the NBA All-Star extravagaza tops our list can't miss events lists. This star-studded weekend (February 16- Sunday, February 19) features the best of the best in basketball battling it out for a year of bragging rights, and you have a chance to be in the middle of the action. Be sure to register for tickets using the promo code NOLANBAFAN
Dew NBA 3X All-Star Edition: Team Kyrie vs Team Russ
Date: Thursday, February 16
The live action weekend kicks off this Thursday with Dew NBA 3X All-Star Edition: Team Kyrie vs Team Russ. In this sure to be intense matchup, Kyrie Irving and Russell Westbrook will each act as a general manager while legends Shaquille O’Neal and Dennis Scott offer their expertise as coaches and scouts in a high stakes 3 on 3 battle between some of the best amateurs in the game.
NBA on the TNT Road Show
Date Thursday, February 16
Join the live broadcast crowd in Champion Square. Watch Ernie, Charles, Kenny, and Shaq while they breakdown Thursday night’s game and offer a preview of all the NBA All-Star events to come!
Between the broadcasts, the fun continues with themed giveaways to basketball court contests. Plus, the event features a lip sync studio, custom t-shirt stations, and more!
BBVA Compass Rising Star Challenge
Date Friday, February 17
For the third consecutive year, the top 10 NBA rookies and second year players will take on the top 10 basketball players from around the world as they battle it out for bragging rights to the world’s best.
This year’s US roster features Devin Booker (Suns), Malcolm Brogdon (Bucks), Marquese Chriss (Suns), Brandon Ingram (Lakers), Frank Kaminsky (Hornets), Jahlil Okafor (76ers), D’Angelo Russell (Lakers), Jonathan Simmons (Spurs), Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves) and Myles Turner (Pacers).
State Farm All-Star Saturday Night Super Fans
Date: Saturday, February 18
The heat is on in these four highly competitive and equally entertaining competitions including the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Verizon Slam Dunk. The night will include special performances by DNCE and DJ Kkaled.
NBA All-Star Player Intros & Halftime Super Fans
Date Sunday, February 19
The highly anticipated 66th NBA All-Star Game brings together some of the best basketball players and biggest names in the game in a matchup where anything can happen: teammates become competitors and on court enemies become unstoppable teammates.
Special halftime performance by superstar John Legend.
ESPN’s The Jump
Date: Sunday, February 19
Hosted by award-winning journalist Rachel Nichols, this fast paced show includes lively discussions and discourse on league related topics, stars, and cultural impact. The show features a diverse cast of guest analysts ranging from top in NBA reporters to the legends themselves.