Tickets for various NBA All-Star 2017 events on sale today
NEW YORK – To bring the excitement of NBA All-Star 2017 to fans throughout New Orleans and its surrounding areas, the NBA is hosting a lineup of fan-favorite events during its star-studded midseason showcase. Tickets are available now on NBATickets.com and start at just $10.
In advance of the 66th NBA All-Star Game, the league will offer a full schedule of events open to the public, including the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge, NBA All-Star Practice, the NBA D-League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire, the NBA D-League Three-Point Contest and the NBA D-League Slam Dunk presented by Verizon.
Beginning Friday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. CT, some of the hottest celebrities from film, television, music and sports will take the court for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Later that evening, the league’s rising first and second-year players with bright futures will face off during the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at Smoothie King Center at 8 p.m. CT.
On Saturday, Feb. 18, fans can see the entire NBA All-Star East and West squads gear up for the All-Star Game during the NBA All-Star Practice at Mercedes-Benz Superdome beginning at 11 a.m. CT. During practice fans will enjoy a variety of exciting events, including the preliminary round of the NBA D-League Slam Dunk presented by Verizon, featuring the best dunkers in the NBA’s official minor league. Following NBA All-Star Practice, fans can watch future stars compete in the NBA D-League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire at 1 p.m. CT. The game will be preceded by the preliminary round of the NBA D-League Three-Point Contest, and halftime will feature the final rounds of the Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk presented by Verizon.
TNT, ESPN and NBA TV will combine to present continuous coverage of NBA All-Star 2017, starting with the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on ESPN and the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on TNT on Friday, Feb. 17. In addition to its Friday night coverage, TNT will be the exclusive home of NBA All-Star Weekend’s signature events, including State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on Feb. 18 and the 66th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 19.
NBA All-Star 2017 Key Events
|Fri., Feb. 17 – 6 p.m. CT||NBA All-Star Celebrity Game||Mercedes-Benz Superdome on ESPN|
|Fri., Feb. 17 – 8 p.m. CT||BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge||Smoothie King Center on TNT|
|Sat., Feb. 18 – 11 a.m. CT||NBA All-Star Practice||Mercedes-Benz Superdome on NBA TV|
|Sat., Feb. 18 – 1:30 p.m. CT||NBA D-League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire, NBA D-League Three-Point Contest, and the NBA D-League Slam Dunk presented by Verizon||Mercedes-Benz Superdome on NBA TV|
About NBA All-Star 2017
NBA All-Star 2017 in New Orleans will bring together some of the most talented and passionate players in the league’s history for a global celebration of the game. The 66th NBA All-Star Game, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 19 at Smoothie King Center, will reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages. TNT will televise the All-Star Game for the 15th consecutive year, marking Turner Sports’ 32nd year of NBA All-Star coverage. Smoothie King Center will also host the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 17 and State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on Saturday, Feb. 18. The NBA All-Star Practice, NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and NBA Development League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.