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 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend is about to tip-off, but where can you catch all the action in Australia? Find out below.
Here’s how to watch the NBA All-Star Weekend in Australia
The 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend will be broadcast live on both Kayo and Foxtel from 11am AEST on Saturday, February 15, but if you can’t catch the live games, replays are available later the same day.
NBA All-Star Weekend on Kayo
One of the most popular options for Aussie basketball fans, Kayo offers a full showcase of the NBA All-Star Weekend, including the Celebrity Game, Rising Stars, 3 Point Contest, Dunk Competition, as well as the main event – the All-Star Game. Kayo not only offers live coverage, but also on-demand replays later in the day.
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NBA All-Star Weekend on Foxtel & ESPN
ESPN (Channel 509) and ESPN2 offer coverage of the All-Star Weekend, including the All-Star Celebrity Game, 3 Point Contest and Dunk Competition, as well as the All-Star Game itself. You can catch all the courtside action live and on-demand, with replays available the same day.
When is the NBA All-Star Weekend?
The NBA All-Star Weekend will be broadcast in Australia on Saturday, February 15, 2020, with coverage starting at the following times:
- All-Star Celebrity Game – 11am (AEST) Saturday, February 15
- NBA Rising Stars Game – 1pm (AEST) Saturday, February 15
- All-Star 3 Point Contest and Slam Dunk Competition – 12pm (AEST) Sunday, February 16
- All-Star Game – 12pm (AEST) Monday, February 17
Who’s playing in the NBA All-Star Game?
The 2020 All-Star Game sees team captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo face off, with their teams listed below:
- LeBron James – Los Angeles Lakers (Starter)
- Anthony Davis – Los Angeles Lakers (Starter)
- James Harden – Houston Rockets (Starter)
- Kawhi Leonard – Los Angeles Clippers (Starter)
- Luka Doncic – Dallas Mavericks (Starter)
- Chris Paul – Oklahoma City Thunder
- Damian Lillard – Portland Trailblazers
- Nikola Jokic – Denver Nuggets
- Ben Simmons – Philadelphia 76ers
- Domantas Sabonis – Indiana Pacers
- Jayson Tatum – Boston Celtics
- Russell Westbrook – Houston Rockets
- Coached by Frank Vogel – Los Angeles Lakers
- Giannis Antetokounmpo – Milwaukee Bucks (Starter)
- Joel Embiid – Philadelphia 76ers (Starter)
- Pascal Siakam – Toronto Raptors (Starter)
- Kemba Walker – Boston Celtics (Starter)
- Trae Young – Atlanta Falcons (Starter)
- Bam Adebayo – Miami Heat
- Brandon Ingram – New Orleans Pelicans
- Donovan Mitchell – Utah Jazz
- Jimmy Butler – Miami Heat
- Rudy Gobert – Utah Jazz
- Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
- Khris Middleton – Milwaukee Bucks
- Coached by Nick Nurse – Toronto Raptors
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