With the NBA season well and truly heating up, fans have something else to look forward to – the All-Star Weekend. An annual showcase of some of the best players in the league, the 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend is about to tip-off, but where can you catch all the action in Australia? Find out with this Canstar Blue guide.
How to watch the NBA All-Star Weekend
The 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend will be broadcast live on both Kayo and Foxtel (through ESPN) from 8:30am (AEST) on Saturday, February 18.
NBA All-Star on Kayo
One of the most popular options for Aussie basketball fans, Kayo offers a live showcase of the full NBA All-Star schedule, including the All Star Pre-Game Show, Skills Challenge, 3 Point Contest, Dunk Contest, as well as the main event – the All-Star Game.
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NBA All-Star on Foxtel & ESPN
ESPN (Channel 509) offers live coverage of the NBA All-Star Weekend, including the All Star Pre-Game Show, Skills Challenge, 3 Point Contest, Dunk Contest, as well as the All-Star Game itself.
When is the NBA All-Star Weekend?
The 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend will take place from February 18 through to February 20, with separate events taking place each day. The NBA All-Star Weekend schedule is as follows:
- NBA All-Star Celebrity Game – 10:00am (AEST) Saturday, February 18
- NBA All-Star Rising Stars – 12:00pm (AEST) Saturday, February 18
- NBA Skills Challenge, 3 Point Contest & Slam Dunk Contest – 11:00am (AEST) Sunday, February 19
- NBA All-Star Game – 11:00m (AEST) Monday, February 20 (with the draft beginning at 10:30am)
Where is the NBA All-Star Weekend being played?
The 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend will be played at multiple arenas around Salt Lake City in Utah.
Who’s playing in the NBA All-Star Game?
The 2023 All-Star Game sees team captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo face off, with the roster originally taking on the traditional East Vs. West competition, before the two captains drafting their teams. The 2023 All Star players are listed below:
- LeBron James – Los Angeles Lakers (Captain/Starter)
- Giannis Antetokounmpo – Milwaukee Bucks (Captain/Starter)
- Stephen Curry – Golden State Warriors (Starter)
- Luka Doncic – Dallas Mavericks (Starter)
- Nikola Jokic – Denver Nuggets (Starter)
- Kyrie Irving – Brooklyn Nets (Starter)
- Kevin Durant – Brooklyn Nets (Starter)
- Jayson Tatum – Boston Celtics (Starter)
- Zion Williamson – New Orleans Pelicans (Starter)
- Donovan Mitchell – Cleveland Cavaliers (Starter)
- Joel Embiid – Philadelphia 76ers
- Lauri Markkanen – Utah Jazz
- DeMar DeRozan – Chicago Bulls
- Ja Morant – Memphis Grizzlies
- Bam Adebayo – Miami Heat
- Jaylen Brown – Boston Celtics
- Paul George – Los Angeles Clippers
- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander – Oklahoma City Thunder
- Tyrese Haliburton – Indiana Pacers
- Jrue Holiday – Milwaukee Bucks
- Jaren Jackson Jr. – Memphis Grizzlies
- Damian Lillard – Portland Trailblazers
- Julius Randle – New York Knicks
- Domantas Sabonis – Sacramento Kings
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