The Stars align in the NBA as the biggest hoops stars head to Hollywood for the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend from February 17-19 on ABS-CBN Sports+Action and ABS-CBN 2.
NBA Rising Stars
February 17, Saturday
10:00AM on ABS-CBN 2, same day replay on S+A 12NN
Kicking off the weekend festivities is the NBA Rising Stars game featuring the best rookies and sophomores from around the NBA in this unique Team World vs Team USA set up. Can Team World featuring Philadelphia 76ers All-Star big man, Joel Embiid take down Team USA?
WORLD TEAMNo. | Player (Team) | Pos.
8 | Bogdan Bogdanovic (Kings) | G
24 | Dillon Brooks (Grizzlies) | F-G
21 | Joel Embiid (76ers) | C
24 | Buddy Hield (Kings) | G
24 | Lauri Markkanen (Bulls) | F
27 | Jamal Murray (Nuggets) | G
11 | Frank Ntilikina (Knicks) | G
11 | Domantas Sabonis (Pacers) | C-F
9 | Dario Saric (76ers) | F
25 | Ben Simmons (76ers) | G-F
U.S. TEAMNo. | Player (Team) | Pos.
2 | Lonzo Ball (Lakers) | G
13 | *Malcolm Brogdon (Bucks) | G
7 | Jaylen Brown (Celtics) | G-F
20 | John Collins (Hawks) | F-C
32 | Kris Dunn (Bulls) | G
14 | Brandon Ingram (Lakers) | F
0 | Kyle Kuzma (Lakers) | F
45 | Donovan Mitchell (Jazz) | G
1 | Dennis Smith, Jr. (Mavericks) | G
0 | Jayson Tatum (Celtics) | F
12 | Taurean Prince (Hawks) | F
* = injured and will not participate
NBA All-Star Saturday
February 18, Sunday
LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A at 9:00 AM; same day replay at 12:00 NN
On Saturday (Sunday in Manila), it’s the State Farm NBA All-Star Saturday Night featuring three different exciting events in an ultimate show of skills and talents from the NBA’s biggest and brightest names.
Taco Bell Skills Challenge
First up is the Taco Bell Skills Challenge featuring the skills and versatility of the NBA’s best guards and big men.
JBL Three-Point Contest
On the second event, will be the JBL Three-Point Contest featuring the NBA best long distance shooters. Can the Houston Rockets’ Eric Gordon take the crown once again?
Verizon Slam Dunk
And the main event of the night is the highly anticipated Verizon Slam Dunk Contest featuring 4 of the NBA highest flyers trying to give some flare and creativity to what is considered as one of basketball’s most exciting moment the “Slam Dunk”
67th NBA All-Star Game
February 19 Monday
LIVE on S+A at 9:00 AM; same day replay at 12:00 NN and 6:00 PM
The highlight of All-Star Weekend hits on Sunday (Monday in Manila), with a brand new format to help boost the excitement of these star studded exhibition game featuring the NBA’s best player. There will be no East vs West this time around, instead the top all-star vote getters, Lebron James and Stephen Curry get to choose which all-star will join their team. Can the size and versatility of Team Lebron take down the hot shooting of Team Stephen?
Team LeBron:LaMarcus Aldridge
DeMarcus Cousins (injured)
Kristaps Porzingis (injured)
John Wall (injured)
Team Stephen:Giannis Antetokounmpo
WHERE TO WATCH:
SD Ch 17
HD 166 - Metro Manila, Bulacan, Camanava/Rizal, Cavite, Laguna
SD Ch 8
HD 701 - Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Dumaguete, Gensan, Iloilo
SD Ch 9 - Dagupan, Laoag, Urdaneta
SD Ch 15 - Zamboanga, Batangas, Tagum
SD Ch 26 - Naga
HD CH 24
SD CH 8
SD Ch 8
HD Ch 167 - Metro Manila, Bulacan, Camanava/Rizal, Cavite, Laguna
SD Ch 2
HD Ch 700 - Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Dumaguete, Gensan, Iloilo
HD CH 2