The rosters have been set, the events planned, and the fans ready to go. It is officially PARTY TIME in New Orleans!!!! The 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend has finally arrived and the excitement and anticipation couldn’t be higher!!! Fans, players, legends, and celebrities from all across the country converge on the crescent city in this annual celebration of basketball.
On Valentine’s Day, the excitement gets going quickly with the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Taking place at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 2x MVP Kevin Hart will look to take home his third trophy as he headlines a mix of NBA legends, WNBA players, TV anchors, and movie stars in the fun filled kick starter to All-Star Weekend. Later that night, all eyes shift to the future of the NBA in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. Portland’s Damian Lillard and Orlando’s Victor Oladipo lead the league’s brightest young stars in an action packed conclusion to day 1 in New Orleans.
On Saturday Night, stars come out all around in NBA All-Star Saturday Night. That day features a plethora of events such as the Foot Locker 3-Point Shootout, Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Hair Shooting Stars, and the show stopping capper the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest! On Sunday, the stars come out for the 63rd annual NBA All-Star Game. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Paul George, and Carmelo Anthony battle it out in the star studded showcase of the world’s greatest athletes.