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NBA All-Star Game 2024: Schedule, Starting Lineups and Rules

The much-anticipated moment is almost here, the night of the NBA All-Star Game 2024!

We’ve put together this guide for the 2024 All-Star Game with all the information you need to fully enjoy the event: schedules, participants in the contests, starting lineups, reserves, and where to watch it on streaming and television.

Date of the All-Star Game 2024

The All-Star Game 2024 will kick off on Friday, February 16, 2024, and, similar to last year, the event will span the entire weekend: It starts with the Rising Stars Challenge, the following day features the Skill Challenge, 3-Point Contest, and Dunk Contest. On Sunday, the much-anticipated All-Star Game will take place.

Here are all the schedules:

  • Rising Stars Challenge Friday, Feb. 16 – 9 p.m. ET
  • Skill-Challenge, 3-Point Contest, Dunk Contest Saturday, Feb. 17 – 8 p.m. ET
  • All-Star Game Sunday, Feb. 18 – 8:30 p.m. ET

All-Star Game 2024 Rules

The rules for the 2024 All-Star Game are straightforward: the 73rd NBA All-Star Game will witness the return of the epic clash between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference, following the traditional scoring system with four quarters of 12 minutes each.

The voting process to select NBA All-Stars will remain unchanged, with 12 players chosen from each conference. The captains of the NBA All-Star Game teams will still be designated to lead their respective teams and will be the starting All-Stars from each conference who receive the most votes.

The 2024 NBA All-Star Game will be broadcast on TNT in the United States and will reach fans in over 200 countries and territories, with coverage in more than 50 languages. Indianapolis will host the NBA All-Star Game for the first time since 1985.

Official All-Star Game 2024 Uniforms

For the seventh consecutive year, Jordan Brand will outfit the league’s stars for the NBA All-Star Game 2024. The Jordan Brand NBA All-Star 2024 jerseys, equipped with Nike Dri-FIT ADV technology, will make their on-court debut during the 73rd NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 18 at 8:00 PM ET in Indianapolis.

Designed with the concept that basketball has roots in Indiana, the jerseys boast a nostalgic and heritage look, characterized by a tonal variation on the classic red and blue with cream lettering. The vertical stripes draw inspiration from the iconic Pacers uniforms of the late ’90s and early 2000s. Here are all the details:

  • The NBA All-Star 2024 logo is prominently featured on the front of the jersey under the “All-Star” lettering, incorporating racing stripes as a tribute to the host city.
  • The five stars on each side of the jersey represent the five players from each team on the court at any given moment.
  • The logo is also present on the shorts, encircled by a large circle, paying homage to Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis, surrounded by the proud Soldiers and Sailors Monument at the heart of the “Circle City.”
  • The six stars revolving around the NBA All-Star logo on each side of the shorts symbolize the 12 All-Stars on each roster.
  • “73rd Annual” is highlighted on the jersey as an anthem graphic above the black jock tag.
  • The “ASG” ligature mark on the belt buckle draws inspiration from the graphic origins of basketball.

With the return to the East vs. West format, the jerseys celebrate the league and the rich basketball history of Indiana. The 2024 NBA All-Stars will also be clad in old-school Jordan Brand warm-up jackets inspired by the Hoosier state.

2024 NBA All-Star Game starters

The league has announced the starters and captains for the NBA All-Star Game 2024: LeBron James is the captain of the Western Conference, and joining him in the starting lineup are Luka Doncic, Kevin Durant, Nikola Jokic, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Giannis Antetokounmpo, on the other hand, will lead the Eastern Conference alongside Joel Embiid, Jayson Tatum, Damian Lillard, and Tyrese Haliburton.

For the first time since 2013, Steph Curry will not be part of the All-Star Game.It is worth noting that based on his on-court performance and that of the entire Golden State team, the absence of the Chef makes complete sense, especially in the context of passing the torch to two future MVPs like Luka Doncic and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

LeBron James (capitano) Giannis Antetokounmpo (capitano)
Luka Doncic Joel Embiid (Replaced by Scottie Barnes)
Kevin Durant Jayson Tatum
Nikola Jokic Damian Lillard
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Tyrese Haliburton
NBA All-Star Game 2024 Starters

2024 NBA All-Star Game Reserves

After announcing the starters, the NBA has also revealed the reserves for the NBA All-Star Game 2024. Here are the players selected for both conferences who will compete during the star-studded ASG matchup in Indianapolis.

WESTERN CONFERENCE: Steph Curry, Khawi Leonard, Anthony Davis, Karl-Antony Towns, Paul George, Anthony Edwards, Devin Booker

EASTERN CONFERENCE: Jalen Brunson, Jaylen Brown, Donovan Mitchell, Paolo Banchero, Bam Adebayo, Tyrese Maxey, Julius Randle (replaced by Trae Young).

2024 NBA All-Star Game Coach

The head coach of the Bucks, Doc Rivers, and his staff will coach the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game 2024, as Milwaukee secured the best record in the Eastern Conference through games played on February 4 among teams with an eligible coach for the All-Star Game. The top team in the East is actually the Boston Celtics (37-12 as of February 4), but Coach Joe Mazzulla cannot participate in the ASG as the head coach for the second consecutive year.

Meanwhile, Chris Finch will coach the Western Conference All-Stars in the 73rd NBA All-Star Game in Indianapolis.

Excluded from the All-Star Game 2024

This year as well, the All-Star Game has not been immune to significant exclusions that have fueled heated discussions. Among the players who have generated particular controversy are Domantas Sabonis, Trae Young, James Harden, De’Aaron Fox, Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler, Victor Wembanyama, and Alperen Sengun.

Participants in the 3-Point Contest

The participants in the 3-Point Contest will be Malik Beasley, Jalen Brunson, Tyrese Haliburton, Damian Lillard, Lauri Markkanen, Donovan Mitchell, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Trae Young. These players will join Steph Curry and Sabrina Ionescu, who will compete in a special event.

3 Point Challenge: Curry Vs Ionescu

One of the great novelties of this season is the challenge between Steph Curry and Sabrina Ionescu. Curry will shoot from the NBA 3-point line with NBA basketballs, while Ionescu will shoot from the WNBA 3-point line with WNBA basketballs.

Participants in the Slam Dunk Contest

It’s official now: the 4 players participating in the Slam Dunk Contest at the 2024 NBA All-Star Game are Jaylen Brown, Mac McClung, Jaime Jaquez, and Jacob Toppin.

Participants in the Skills Challenge

I 9 partecipanti che si sfideranno allo Skills Challenge saranno divisi in tre squadre: Team Top Picks, Team Pacers e Team All-Stars.

Team Top Picks

  • Paolo Banchero
  • Anthony Edwards
  • Victor Wembanyama

Team Pacers

  • Tyrese Haliburton
  • Bennedict Mathurin
  • Myles Turner

Team All-Stars

  • Scottie Barnes
  • Tyrese Maxey
  • Trae Young

Selected for the Panini Rising Stars

he 2024 NBA All-Star weekend will kick off in Indianapolis on February 16 and culminate with the All-Star Game on February 18. Among the early events of the weekend, the 2024 Panini Rising Stars stands out—a showcase of emerging talents, including rookies, second-year players, and those from the G League, scheduled for Friday evening.

In total, twenty-eight players will participate in the thrilling games. The 21 NBA rookies and second-year players were carefully selected by assistant coaches, while the representatives from the G League were chosen directly by the league’s central office.

The NBA rookies and second-year players will be drafted onto three teams, while the NBA G League players will comprise the fourth team. The four teams, each consisting of seven players, will compete in the mini-tournament on Friday, February 16 (9:00 pm, TNT).

2024 Panini Rising Stars rookies

The rookies participating in the 2024 Panini Rising Stars are: Bilal Coulibaly (Washington Wizards), Keyonte George (Utah Jazz), Jordan Hawkins (New Orleans Pelicans), Scoot Henderson (Portland Trail Blazers), Chet Holmgren (Oklahoma City Thunder), Jaime Jaquez. Jr. (Miami Heat), Dereck Lively II (Dallas Mavericks), Brandon Miller (Charlotte Hornets), Brandin Podziemski (Golden State Warriors), Cason Wallace (Oklahoma City Thunder), Victor Wembanyama (San Antonio Spurs).

2024 Panini Rising Stars sophomores

For the second-year players, the selected participants are: Paolo Banchero (Orlando Magic), Dyson Daniels (New Orleans Pelicans), Jalen Duren (Detroit Pistons), Jaden Ivey (Detroit Pistons), Walker Kessler (Utah Jazz), Bennedict Mathurin (Indiana Pacers), Keegan Murray (Sacramento Kings), Shaedon Sharpe (Portland Trail Blazers), Jabari Smith Jr. (Houston Rockets), Jalen Williams (Oklahoma City Thunder).

2024 Panini Rising Stars G League players

Representing the G League in the Panini Rising Stars are: Izan Almansa (G League Ignite), Matas Buzelis (G League Ignite), Ron Holland (G League Ignite), Mac McClung (Osceola Magic), Tyler Smith (G League Ignite), Oscar Tshiebwe (Indiana Mad Ants), Alondes Williams (Sioux Falls Skyforce).

The teams for the Rising Stars 2024

The honorary coaches Pau Gasol, Tamika Catchings, and Jalen Rose conducted a player draft, selecting Victor Wembanyama as the first overall pick for Team Pau. Meanwhile, Detlef Schrempf will be coaching the team of NBA G League players.

Team Pau

  • Victor Wembanyama (Rookie, San Antonio Spurs)
  • Brandon Miller (Rookie, Charlotte Hornets)
  • Brandin Podziemski (Rookie, Golden State Warriors)
  • Jaime Jaquez. Jr. (Rookie, Miami Heat)
  • Jabari Smith Jr. (Sophomore, Houston Rockets)
  • Cason Wallace (Rookie, Oklahoma City Thunder)
  • Bilal Coulibaly (Rookie, Washington Wizards)

Team Tamika

  • Paolo Banchero (Sophomore, Orlando Magic)
  • Jaden Ivey (Sophomore, Detroit Pistons)
  • Jalen Duren (Sophomore, Detroit Pistons)
  • Keegan Murray (Sophomore, Sacramento Kings)
  • Scoot Henderson (Rookie, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Keyonte George (Rookie, Utah Jazz)
  • Dyson Daniels (Sophomore, New Orleans Pelicans)

Team Jalen

  • Chet Holmgren (Rookie, Oklahoma City Thunder)
  • Jalen Williams (Sophomore, Oklahoma City Thunder)
  • Bennedict Mathurin (Sophomore, Indiana Pacers)
  • Shaedon Sharpe (Sophomore, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Dereck Lively II (Rookie, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Jordan Hawkins (Rookie, New Orleans Pelicans)
  • Walker Kessler (Sophomore, Utah Jazz)

Team Detlef

  • Izan Almansa (G League Ignite)
  • Matas Buzelis (G League Ignite)
  • Ron Holland (G League Ignite)
  • Mac McClung (Osceola Magic)
  • Tyler Smith (G League Ignite)
  • Oscar Tshiebwe (Indiana Mad Ants)
  • Alondes Williams (Sioux Falls Skyforce)

Where to watch the All-Star Game 2024

The NBA All-Star Game 2024 will be broadcast on TNT in the United States and will reach fans in over 200 countries and territories, with coverage in more than 50 languages


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