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NBA All-Star Game 2023: Location, schedule, rosters, news, more

Boston Celtics interim coach Joe Mazzulla and his staff will coach Team Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2023 NBA All-Star game on Feb. 19. Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images

The 2023 NBA All-Star Game is set to take place Feb. 19 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City. This season's game marks the 30th anniversary of the first NBA All-Star Game hosted by the Utah Jazz in 1993.

NBA All-Star Weekend will tip off Friday, Feb. 17, with the celebrity game and Rising Stars Challenge. NBA All-Star Saturday will feature the skills challenge, 3-point contest and slam dunk contest. This year will also feature the NBA HBCU Classic with a game between Grambling State and Southern on Feb. 18.

NBA All-Star starters were announced Jan. 26 on TNT, the reserves will be announced on Feb. 2. This will be the sixth consecutive season in which the All-Star Game uses a "draft" format, in which each conference's top vote-getter will serve as captain and draft a roster from the remaining 22 players.

This will be the first year, however, in which said draft will be just moments before the start of the game as a live segment on TNT.

This year's All-Star Game will be the fourth to use the target score -- the score of the leading team after the third quarter, plus 24 points -- and the fourth quarter will be played without a game clock.

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2023 NBA All-Star rosters

The All-Star starters have been revealed, and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will be team captains.

Boston Celtics interim head coach Joe Mazzulla and his staff will coach Team Giannis in the 2023 NBA All-Star Game. Denver currently leads the Western Conference and the Nuggets will only need to win one of their remaining three games this week to clinch the honor for Nuggets coach Michael Malone, who would also be a first-time All-Star coach if he earns the honor, ESPN's Tim Bontemps reports.

Fans account for 50% of the votes, while NBA players and a media panel account for 25% each. TNT will announce the reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, on Thursday, Feb. 2.

STARTERS

Eastern Conference

Head coach: Joe Mazzulla and staff, Boston Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo, C, Milwaukee Bucks

Kyrie Irving, G, Brooklyn Nets

Donovan Mitchell, G, Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Durant, F, Brooklyn Nets

Jayson Tatum, F, Boston Celtics

Western Conference

LeBron James, F, Los Angeles Lakers

Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets

Stephen Curry, G, Golden State Warriors

Luka Doncic, G, Dallas Mavericks

Zion Williamson, F, New Orleans Pelicans

James and Antetokounmpo will select their teams in a draft held immediately before the All-Star Game. This year, TNT will air the All-Star draft as a new, live pregame segment on Sunday, Feb. 19.

James has been a captain in each of the five seasons the NBA has used this format. He has drafted against Curry, Antetokounmpo (twice) and Durant (twice). Team LeBron has won the past five All-Star Games.

2023 NBA All-Star schedule

Friday, Feb. 17

  • NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN and the ESPN App)

  • NBA Rising Stars Challenge, 9 p.m. ET (TNT)

Saturday, Feb. 18

  • NBA HBCU Classic: Grambling State vs. Southern, 4 p.m. ET (ESPN2 and the ESPN App)

  • NBA All-Star Saturday (skills challenge, 3-point contest, dunk contest), 8 p.m. ET (TNT)

Sunday, Feb. 19

  • 72nd NBA All-Star Game, 8 p.m. ET (TNT)

2023 All-Star news and analysis

LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo voted as All-Star captains

• NBA All-Star captains picking rosters live on night of game

• Giannis, KD 1-2 in the East, LeBron tops in NBA All-Star voting

NBA All-Star history