The NBA's best players will come to Manhattan's Madison Square Garden and Brooklyn's Barclays Center February 7 through 16. Planning to be in town for the All-Star Game, the slam-dunk contest and other festivities? Read on for info about all of the events, and ideas for other things to do while you're in New York City. Visit nba.com for more information, as it becomes available, and read below for details on more All-Star events.
NBA House at Paramount Theatre (LIU Brooklyn) and Moynihan Station
Fans can participate in basketball skills competitions, meet NBA alumni and buy merchandise at these Brooklyn and Manhattan events. For tickets, visit nbatickets.com.
BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at Barclays Center
Top rookie and sophomore players compete. For tickets, visit nbatickets.com.
Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Madison Square Garden
Famous faces from the entertainment and sports worlds take the court. The game starts at 7pm. For tickets, visit nbatickets.com.
NBA All-Star Practice Presented by Sean John at Macy's at Madison Square Garden
Players get ready for the main event, which is one day away. Fans, meanwhile, can see stars up close and hobnob with mascots. The fun starts at 10am. For tickets, visit nbatickets.com.
State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays Center
The three-point shootout and slam-dunk contest highlight this evening's events.
NBA D-League All-Star Game Presented by Kumho Tires at Barclays Center
Promising prospects from the NBA's minor league get a moment on a big stage. For tickets, visit nbatickets.com.
NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden
You know what this is: the best NBA players, all in one place. Expect lots of scoring.