NBA All-Star Weekend 2017: How to watch, events, times, stream

How to watch the NBA All-Star game, slam dunk contest

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NEW ORLEANS – NBA All-Star Weekend is upon us. This will be the third time New Orleans has hosted the All-Star Game.

Here's a glance at the weekend's events, which start Friday.

Friday, Feb. 17
10:30 a.m. - BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge Practice (NBA TV)
12 p.m. - All-Star media availability (NBA TV)
7 p.m. - NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (ESPN)
9 p.m. - BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge (TNT)

Saturday, Feb. 18
11 a.m. - Hall of Fame Announcement
12 p.m. - NBA All-Star Practice (NBA TV)
2:30 p.m. - NBA D-League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire (NBA TV)
7 p.m. - Commissioner Adam Silver media availability (NBA TV)
8 p.m. - State Farm All-Star Saturday Night (TNT)
Taco Bell Skills Challenge (first event)
JBL Three-Point Contest (second event)
Verizon Slam Dunk (third event)

Sunday, Feb. 19
11 a.m. - NBA Legends Brunch (NBA TV coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET)
8 p.m. - 66th NBA All-Star Game (TNT)

How to Live Stream the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend:

Tune in on Friday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. EST to watch the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

Viewers with a cable login can live stream TNT, while those without cable can find ways to live stream thanks to Cut Cable Today’s NBA All-Star Weekend guide.

All fans can also catch the action and live updates on various social media platforms including Twitter (@NBAAllStar) and Facebook.

Here are the starters for the All-Star Game:

Eastern Conference Starters:
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls
DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors
Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Western Conference Starters:
Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
James Harden, Houston Rockets
Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs

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