CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The biggest stars of the NBA are headed to the Queen City for the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend, Feb. 15-17. Before the players take the court at Spectrum Center, several ticketed and non-ticketed public events will be held.
Before the action on the court, watch a live broadcast of "Inside the NBA" with Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and Ernie Johnson at the NBA on TNT Road Show at The Fillmore Charlotte Thursday and Friday. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Click here for more details.
Tipping off the weekend's events, some of the biggest stars from film, television, music and sports will take the court for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday at 7 p.m. at Bojangles' Coliseum. Tickets are required. Click here to check availability.
To close out the night, the NBA's best rookies and sophomores will compete in a U.S. vs. World format in MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars at 9 p.m. at Spectrum Center. Tickets are required. Prices start at $30. Click here for more details.
On Saturday, fans can get a unique, behind-the-scenes experience at a combined media day and practice at Bojangles’ Coliseum.
Media day will begin at 9:30 a.m. and give fans an opportunity to see more than 20 of the NBA’s biggest stars interviewed by media from around the world. Fans will also be entertained by a live, in-arena show featuring interviews with NBA legends and celebrities as well as autograph and photo opportunities.
Following media availability, the 2019 NBA All-Star Game players and coaches will practice for Sunday's showcase at noon. Tickets are required. Click here to check availability.
Kids wanting to get in on the action can participate in a variety of youth basketball events, including a National Skills Challenge, 3v3 tournament and Her Time To Play panel session at the Jr. NBA at NBA All-Star at the Charlotte Convention Center Saturday and Sunday. Registration is required. Click here for more details.
Additional family-friendly events include NBA All-Star at Epicentre, from noon to 7 p.m. Feb. 15-17. The free fan destination will feature interactive basketball activities, art and memorabilia displays, apparel customization and panel discussions with NBA players and talent. Admission is free but registration is required. Click here for more details.
For more information on NBA All-Star Weekend events or to pre-register for free fan events, visit NBAEvents.com.
The 68th NBA All-Star Game will take place Sunday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. at Spectrum Center. Tickets for the game are not available to the public. The game will be televised on TNT.
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