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will host the
It will be a different edition, held on a single day, from Sunday to Monday, and in the midst of the usual restrictions due to the Covid pandemic that devastates the
Historically, the weekend of the stars was
divided into three days
On Friday, the
, on Saturday, the
competitions (skills, triples and dunks
) and on Sunday the
duel between the great stars of the competition.
This year, after discussions between the league and the Players Association, the NBA decided that the rookie game would be canceled and the rest of the events would be held in
Thus, the early morning from Sunday to Monday will be the time when fans of the best basketball in the world will have to meet on their television.
The regular league schedule will also suffer a 'break' between March 5 and 10.
- At 00:30 (Spanish time) in the morning, Sunday 7 to Monday, March 8:
Skills Contest and Triples Contest.
- At 2:00 (Spanish time) in the morning from Sunday to Monday:
Party of the Stars
- At halftime of the All-Star Match:
Participants in All-Star events:
: Robert Covington (Blazers), Luka Doncic (Mavericks), Chris Paul (Suns), Julius Randle (Knicks), Domantas Sabonis (Pacers), Nikola Vucevic (Magic).
: Devin Booker (Suns), Stephen Curry (Warriors), Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum (Celtics), Zach LaVine (Bulls), Donovan Mitchell (Jazz).
: Anfernee Simons (Blazers), Cassius Stanley (Pacers), Obi Toppin (Knicks).
Holders and substitutes of the Stars' Party:
will take place on March 4
with Kevin Durant and LeBron James
Durant, injured, will not play the game and will be replaced by Tatum in the starting five and by Sabonis in the match, but will still make the election with LeBron.
Devin Booker enters for the injured Davis.
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks), Bradley Beal (Wizards), Joel Embiid (Sixers), Kyrie Irving (Nets), Jayson Tatum (Celtics), LeBron James (Lakers), Stephen Curry (Warriors), Luka Doncic (Mavericks), Nikola Jokic (Nuggets), Kawhi Leonard (Clippers).
Jaylen Brown (Celtics), James Harden (Nets), Zach LaVine (Bulls), Julius Randle (Knicks), Ben Simmons (Sixers), Nikola Vucevic (Magic), Domantas Sabonis (Pacers), Paul George (Clippers), Rudy Gobert (Jazz), Damian Lillard (Blazers), Donovan Mitchell (Jazz), Chris Paul (Suns), Zion Williamson (Pelicans), Devin Booker (Suns).
All-Star Match Format
The format of the All-Star Game will be the same as last year, once
again paying tribute to Kobe Bryant
The match will be divided into four quarters, and at the beginning of the first three the counter will be reset and the teams will fight to win each of the 12-minute periods.
At last, the winner of the match will be to reach the
target of Annotation Final
(Final Target Score), which will be the result of adding 24 (the dorsal Kobe) to the total number of points that will
lead to the end of the third quarter team ahead.
the fourth quarter will not have time and will end when one of the two teams reaches that figure.
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