On Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, NBA All-Star will be held outside the United States for the first time in the 65-year history of the event when squads representing the Eastern and Western Conferences tip off at the Air Canada Centre, home of the Raptors.
In 2016, the All-Star competitions will get underway on Friday, Feb. 12, with the Sprint All-Star Celebrity Game and the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, a game featuring the league’s top rookies and second-year players. Saturday’s festivities will feature State Farm All-Star Saturday Night, an all-inclusive skills showcase comprised of the Sears Shooting Stars, a competition featuring NBA and WNBA players, and NBA legends; the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, a contest of top guards working against the clock to complete a series of passes, free throws, layups and agility drills; the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, a longstanding staple of the evening; and the high-flying Sprite Slam Dunk contest. Sunday’s slate of activities will also feature the Sprint Pregame Concert before the 65th NBA All-Star Game. NBA All-Star 2016 will be broadcast to a worldwide audience in 215 countries and territories and in more than 40 languages.
Read more about All-Star Weekend here: http://on.nba.com/1i1DOCr