The last day of NBA All-Star Weekend will feature the best of the league’s past, present, and future as the NBA celebrates its 75th Anniversary season. Cleveland is the host city for all of the festivities taking place including the NBA Legends Awards, the G League Next Gem Game, and the 71st NBA All-Star Game.
NBA Legends Awards
The 22nd Annual NBA Legends Awards will honor the best to have ever stepped on the hardwood to play the game.
NBA G League Next Gem Game
The future of the NBA will be spotlighted during the inaugural NBA G League Next Gem Game featuring G League Ignite taking on the Cleveland Charge. For the NBA’s 75th Anniversary season, the next generation of the league will take on the floor on All-Star Sunday in front of fans at the Charge’s home arena, the Wolstein Center.
71st NBA All-Star Game: Team Durant vs. Team LeBron
LeBron James and Kevin Durant were named captains for this year’s All-Star game. James led all players in votes and received the first pick in the player draft, however, Durant is injured and will not be able to play in this year’s game. James will be returning to Cleveland to play at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, an arena he brought their first championship to.
|Team Durant||Team LeBron|
|Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)||LeBron James (C) (Los Angeles Lakers)|
|Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies)||Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)|
|Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics)||Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)|
|Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks)||DeMar DeRozan (Chicago Bulls)|
|Andrew Wiggins (Golden State Warriors)||Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets)|
|Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns)||Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks)|
|Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves)||Darius Garland Cleveland Cavaliers)|
|Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls)||Chris Paul (Phoenix Suns)|
|Dejounte Murray* (San Antonio Spurs)||Jimmy Butler (Miami Heat)|
|Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks)||Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz)|
|LaMelo Ball* (Charlotte Hornets)||Fred VanVleet (Toronto Raptors)|
|Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz)||Jarrett Allen* (Cleveland Cavaliers)|
|Erik Spoelstra (Coach – Miami Heat)||Monty Williams (Coach – Phoenix Suns)|
*Denotes injury replacement. Jarett Allen, Dejonte Murray, and Lamelo Ball are injury replacements for James Harden, Draymond Green, and Kevin Durant, respectively.
For the third straight year, the ASG will utilize an Elam Ending, where teams have to hit a target score to win instead of using a running clock. The MVP of the All-Star Game will receive the Kobe Bryant Trophy, which is named after the late Lakers star, who was named MVP of the game four times, which is tied for the most ever. During halftime, the NBA will honor its 75th Anniversary Team and take fans through the journey of the first 75 years.
Schedule – Times & Where to Watch
|Event||Time (ET)||Where to Watch|
|NBA Legends Awards||12:00 PM||NBA TV|
|NBA G League Next Gem Game||2:00 PM||NBA TV|
|71st NBA All-Star Game||8:00 PM||TNT/TBS|
How to Watch
Cord cutters have a few different options to choose from to watch the best basketball players in the world compete in the 2022 NBA All-Star Game.
Many live TV streaming services will offer the All-Star game on TNT.
|Channel||DIRECTV STREAM||fuboTV||Hulu with Live||Sling Orange||Sling Blue||YouTube TV|
|NBATV||$89.99||$11 w/ Add-On||+$11 w/ Add-On||+$11 w/ Add-On||X|
NBA TV: Fans can get a free 7-day trial with an NBA TV subscription for only $6.99/month or $24.99 for the rest of the season, to watch nationally broadcasted games on the only network with 24/7 NBA coverage.
NBA League Pass: Fans can watch live games from their favorite out-of-market teams with one of the packages provided by NBA League Pass. For $39.99 for the rest of the season or $13.99/mo. fans can watch all the games from an out-of-market team with Team Pass. Catch every game from any out-of-market team for only $14.99/mo. or $49.99 for the rest of the season, with League Pass + NBA TV. Upgrade to a commercial-free experience with League Pass Premium + NBA TV and watch every game from an out-of-market team for only $9.99 for the rest of the season, or$ 29.99 mo. Blackout restrictions apply. All League Pass plans include live audio for every game of the season and offline viewing capability. Don’t miss a game this season and check out our in-depth coverage on NBA League Pass.
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