Experience NBA All-Star Weekend, from the contests to the game
SiriusXM NBA Radio (Ch. 86) is heading to Salt Lake City, UT, for this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend, Thursday, February 16, through Sunday, February 19, broadcasting daily from the events.
Hear live coverage from the NBA Rising Stars Game, the Ruffles Celebrity Game, the HBCU Classic, the contests, the Legends Brunch, and more. Finally, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will select players for Team LeBron and Team Giannis during the All-Star Draft directly before the 72nd NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.
SiriusXM NBA Radio’s coverage of NBA All-Star 2023 will include live shows hosted by former players Eddie Johnson and Sam Mitchell, former front office executive Amin Elhassan, and SiriusXM’s Frank Isola and Justin Termine. Listeners will hear in-depth analysis of the league’s players and teams at the season’s midpoint, plus one-on-one interviews with dozens of current and former NBA players in town for the weekend’s events.
Broadcast Schedule (all times ET):
Thursday, February 16
2-4 pm – Amin Elhassan and Sam Mitchell
4-7 pm – Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson
Friday, February 17
11 am-2 pm – Frank Isola and Sam Mitchell
2-5 pm – Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson
9 pm – NBA Rising Stars Game
Saturday, February 18
12-2 pm – Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson
2-4 pm – Frank Isola and Sam Mitchell
4-6 pm – HBCU Classic
8 pm – All-Star Saturday night featuring Slam Dunk contest and 3-point shootout courtesy of ESPN Radio
Sunday, February 19
12-3 pm – Justin Termine and Sam Mitchell live from the Legends Brunch
8 pm – 2023 NBA All-Star Game courtesy of ESPN Radio
2023 Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
This year’s Celebrity Game will take place at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday, February 17, at 7 pm ET.
New this year, each team captain will have the ability to activate “Ruffles Crunch Time”, which starts a two-minute period where point values are doubled. Additionally, Celebrity Game’s “Unlock a Legend” feature will return in 2023, giving a team the ability to add a legendary NBA player to their roster mid-game. For more on the event, visit the NBA’s Celebrity Game site.
Ryan Smith (Utah Jazz governor and honorary captain)
Kane Brown (5-time American Music Award winner)
Cordae (rapper, recording artist)
Diamond DeShields (WNBA All-Star; Phoenix Mercury)
Calvin Johnson (former NFL player)
Marcos Mion (TV host)
The Miz (WWE Superstar)
Albert Pujols (MLB Player)
Everett Osborne (actor)
Ozuna (rapper, recording artist)
Guillermo Rodriguez (ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live correspondent)
Sinqua Walls (actor)
Dwyane Wade (NBA champion, Utah Jazz minority owner and honorary captain)
Nicky Jam (Latin global music icon and actor)
Jesser (content creator)
Simu Liu (actor)
Hasan Minhaj (comedian)
DK Metcalf (NFL player)
Janelle Monáe (actress, singer, songwriter)
Arike Ogunbowale (WNBA All-Star; Dallas Wings)
21 Savage (rapper, recording artist)
Ranveer Singh (actor and NBA Brand Ambassador for India)
Frances Tiafoe (tennis player)
Alex Toussaint (Peloton coach and Puma athlete)
The Grambling State University and Southern University men’s basketball programs will play in the NBA HBCU Classic 2023. The Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup will take place on Saturday, February 18 at 4 pm ET at the University of Utah’s Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City.
SiriusXM’s broadcast will feature Paul Jones as the play-by-play voice, Eddie Johnson as the game analyst, and Amin Elhassan as the sideline reporter.
All-Star Saturday Night
State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on Saturday, February 18 at 8 pm ET brings together the NBA’s biggest stars in a celebration of the skills that make the NBA great. With three action-packed events — the Kia Skills Challenge, Starry 3-Point Contest, and AT&T Slam Dunk — it’s always one of the most eagerly anticipated nights on the NBA calendar.
72nd NBA All-Star Game
SiriusXM subscribers will also get ESPN Radio’s broadcasts of the 72nd NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 19, at 8 pm ET when Team LeBron and Team Giannis go head-to-head. The league’s most elite talent comes together in this best-of-the-best matchup with the goal of raising awareness and boosting two local Utah organizations. Team LeBron, playing for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, and Team Giannis, playing for Raise the Future, look to give almost $1 million to the organizations by the end of the weekend.
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