Everything You Need to Know About NBA All-Star Weekend 2024: Dates, Participants, and How to Watch

NBA All-Star Weekend 2024 is almost here. SPOX has all the information about the spectacle: We’ll tell you what you need to know about the weekend, including the date, dates, schedule, contests, participants, players and of course the broadcast on TV and live stream.

There are few interruptions in the packed NBA season. The All-Star weekend from 16th-18th February is one of them. On three days – Friday, Saturday and Sunday – some competitions and competitions will be held to entertain the fans. The highlight, of course, is the All-Star Game.

In this article you will get all the information about the NBA All-Star Weekend 2024. Date, dates, participants, players and the broadcast on television and stream. SPOX provides the answers.

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NBA All-Star Weekend 2024: date, dates, schedule

There are no major changes to All-Star Weekend compared to last season. The Rising Stars Challenge will take place again on Friday, where the league’s up-and-coming young stars will compete against each other in a small tournament.

On Saturday, selected players will compete in the Skills Challenge as well as the three-man and dunk contest. According to NBA insider Shams Charania, there will be something new in the 3PT competition: For the first time in history, a WNBA player, Sabrina Ionescu, will take part. The New York Liberty guard holds the three-point record across all genders with 37/40 possible points.

The finale of All-Star Weekend finally takes place on Sunday with the All-Star Game. The best players from both conferences meet here in the West/East duel.

NBA All-Star Weekend 2024: participants, players

A complete list of all participants in the various competitions has not yet been published. However, isolated information about it has leaked. SPOX summarizes all the information that currently exists.

There is currently no information on this. However, we know from previous years that the best rookies (draft class of 2023) and sophomores (class of 2022) can take part in this competition. A German player would therefore not be an option. What is clear, however, is that players like Victor Wembanyama and Chet Holmgren will receive an invitation.

So far only one name has been mentioned in connection with the Skills Challenge. As Shams Charania reported, Victor Wembanyama from the San Antonio Spurs is scheduled to take part in the competition. However, there is no official confirmation.

Here too, the information situation is still sparse. Laut Chris Haynes from the US broadcaster TNT, however, Damian Lillard will try to defend his title from last year. As already mentioned, Stephen Curry and WNBA player Sabrina Ionescu are also flirting with participation.

As Heat insider Greg Sylvander writes at “X”, Miami rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr. is expected to take part in the slam dunk contest. Last year’s winner Mac McClung, who has now been “relegated” to the G-League, is likely to be invited again as defending champion.

The all-star voting is over, which means the first participants have been chosen. In the West, LeBron James received the most votes, in the East, Giannis Antetokounmpo received this honor. Both players lead their respective conferences onto the field as captains.

You can find the complete list of all All-Star starters here.

NBA All-Star Weekend 2024: broadcast on TV and live stream

The NBA All-Star Weekend will be broadcast by the streaming service DAZN. The platform shows all five competitions exclusively – similar to previous years.

However, in order to be able to follow all events from February 16th to 18th in the live stream, you need the appropriate subscription. The company offers three different tariffs. With DAZN Super Sports and DAZN Unlimited you get access to the All-Star Weekend.

At the same time there will also be a broadcast on linear television. However, for this you need a receiver that has DAZN in its program. All information about this is available here.

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