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 February 16–19, 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.Click here to stream SiriusXM NBA RadioSiriusXM 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

2-4pm – Amin Elhassan and Sam Mitchell
4-7pm – Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson

Friday, February 17

11am-2pm – Frank Isola and Sam Mitchell
2-5pm – Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson
9pm – NBA Rising Stars Game

Saturday, February 18

12-2pm – Justin Termine and Eddie Johnson
2-4pm – Frank Isola and Sam Mitchell
4-6pm – HBCU Classic
8pm – All-Star Saturday night featuring Slam Dunk contest and 3-point shootout courtesy of ESPN Radio

Sunday, February 19

12-3pm – Justin Termine and Sam Mitchell live from the Legends Brunch
8pm – 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 February 17 at 7pm 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.

Team Ryan

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)

Team Dwyane

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)

HBCU Classic

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 February 18 at 4pm 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 February 18 at 8pm 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 February 19 at 8pm 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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