It's the ultimate basketball showdown! The 2023 NBA All-Star Game is sure to be an epic event. Follow along as teams of all-star stars from around the league battle it out, and tune in for must-see TV coverage with special highlights like a player draft to determine which team your favorite players will join! Don't miss every thrilling moment of this star-studded affair! Keep scrolling.
Get ready for an unforgettable evening of hoops when the 2023 NBA All-Star Game hits Salt Lake City's Vivint Arena! Tune in to TNT and TBS starting at 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, with a stacked broadcast team featuring Brian Anderson, Candace Parker, Reggie Miller, Dennis Scott, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal, Ernie Johnson, and Draymond Green providing all the action throughout the night - it doesn't get more epic than this!
The Western Conference is ready to showcase its best during All-Star weekend, with none other than the King himself leading off as captain. Representing the Lakers in all his glory - it's LeBron James! Nikola Jokic and Luka Doncic are dual threats representing Denver and Dallas, respectively, while Ja Morant will make Memphis Grizzlies fans proud at this year's event alongside teammate Jaren Jackson Jr., Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen, Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous Alexander - plus Paul George (LA Clippers), Domantis Sabonis (Sacramento Kings), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Anthony Edwards (Minnesota Timberwolves), De'Aaron Fox of Sacramento round out our starting roster due to injuries sidelining Stephen Curry from Golden State Warriors & Zion Williamson from New Orleans Pelicans. To top that off, Michael Malone takes charge of coaching duties. Get your popcorn ready because these VIP selections have got game time locked down!
As for the Eastern Conference, Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks (captain) will be joined by Jayson Tatum, Kyrie Irving, and Donovan Mitchell in the starting lineup. Joel Embiid was added to replace an injured Kevin Durant from the Phoenix Suns as a starter, with DeMar DeRozan, Jaylen Brown, Bam Adebayo, and Jrue Holiday heading up the reserves list alongside Julius Randle, Tyrese Haliburton, and Pascal Siakam (replacing injury replacement). Joe Mazzulla is representing Boston Celtics on the coaching side. Let the games commence!!