From Friday, Feb. 17, by means of Sunday, Feb. 19, Salt Lake Metropolis’s Vivint Sensible Residence Enviornment can be dwelling to hoops heaven, aka NBA All-Star weekend.
After all, the primary attraction is Sunday evening’s NBA All-Star Game, the place captains Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks and LeBron James of the Lakers (enjoying in his record-breaking nineteenth consecutive All-Star Sport) will choose their squads on the spot.
They’ve obtained fairly a little bit of expertise to select from, too — different starters voted in by followers embrace the Pelicans’ Zion Williamson, the Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic, the Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and the Warriors’ Steph Curry from the Western Convention.
Repping the Jap Convention are the Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, the Cavaliers’ Donovan Mitchell and the Nets’ Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
And that’s simply the starters.
Reserves received’t be introduced till Feb. 2.
For those who guessed it wouldn’t be cheap to see that much talent , you’d be proper.
On the time of publication, the bottom worth we might discover on NBA All-Star Game tickets was $1234 before fees on Vivid Seats.
For these hoping to get nearer to the motion, lower-level seats begin at $3192 before fees.
All costs are topic to fluctuation.
However there’s nonetheless a lot extra.
There’s the Dunk Contest as a part of NBA All-Star Saturday Night, the NBA Rising All-Stars Problem on Friday, then the All-Star Celebrity Game.
So, preserve studying. We’ve obtained the news on every occasion beneath.
Ruffles NBA All-Star Movie star Sport
Though the celebrities haven’t been introduced for this year’s contest yet, there’s sometimes an eclectic mixture of former NBA’ers, NFL Gamers, singers, Olympians, comedians and infrequently politicians.
You wouldn’t imagine it, however in 2014, the U.S. Secretary of Schooling, Arne Duncan, squared up towards Victoria’s Secret mannequin Erin Heatherton.
Final yr, the largest names on the invoice have been rappers Machine Gun Kelly, Quavo and Jack Harlow, in addition to comic Tiffany Haddish and Peloton teacher Alex Toussaint.
Better of all, tickets to this sport on Friday evening at Salt Lake City’s Hunstman Center received’t require you to take out a mortgage.
Costs begin at $18 before fees, and a few lower-level seats are going for as little as $29 before fees on Vivid Seats.
NBA All-Star Rising Stars Problem
Friday evening’s Rising Stars Challenge is the official title of the Rookie Sport, the place the league’s greatest first and second-year gamers compete for bragging rights.
Tickets might be snagged for $59 before fees to see the longer term stars earlier than they grow to be family names.
Wanna sit within the lower-level?
We discovered tickets going for $242 before fees.
NBA All-Star Observe
If going to the massive sport isn’t in your funds, you may nonetheless see all of the NBA’s most elite stars go toe to toe at Saturday’s afternoon practice.
For simply $59 before fees, you may see LeBron submit up, Nikola go iso on Luka and another variety of hypothetical eventualities that possible coaches Joe Mazzulla and Michael Malone dream up.
Decrease-level seats will run you $146 before fees.
NBA All-Star Saturday Night time
Saturday evening is when issues get actually enjoyable.
The annual expertise problem, made up of the Dunk Contest, Three-Point Contest and, yes, the Skills Challenge, usually attracts extra “oohs, ahhs, and whoas” than the video games themselves.
To see the very best fliers, sharpest shooters and crispest passers, tickets begin at $916 before fees.
$2426 before fees is the most affordable lower-level seat we noticed.
NBA G League Subsequent Up Sport
This yr’s G-League game incorporates a acquainted identify.
Representing the South Bay Lakers is Scotty Pippen Jr.
Sure, that Scotty Pippen’s son.
Different notable gamers set to take the court docket embrace Isaiah Mobley, Luka Garza, Kenneth Lofton Jr. (no relation to the MLB’er), Charles Bassey and Gui Santos.
Tickets to the Sunday afternoon occasion on the Huntsman Heart begin at $23 before fees — all tickets are Basic Admission.
The right way to watch the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities
For those who can’t make it out to Salt Lake Metropolis final minute, don’t fear.
You may catch the All-Star sport on TNT.
No bulletins have been made about which station will broadcast the opposite occasions.
Enormous live performance excursions in 2023
Sadly, NBA All-Star weekend comes solely as soon as each February.
However, big live shows drop into cities everywhere in the nation year-round.
Listed below are simply 5 excursions we’re most enthusiastic about that could be coming to a venue close to you quickly.
• Lil Durk
Need much more choices? Take a look at our listing of the 52 biggest concert tours in 2023 here.