NBA All-Star 2017
NBA All-Star 2017

Best viral moments from Day 1 of All-Star Weekend

NBA.com Staff

Feb 17, 2017 11:31 AM ET

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At long last, NBA All-Star 2017 is here and if it's anything like years past, fantastic moments aplenty begin -- even on Media Day.

We're here to showcase the best on and off the court moments from all of today's events.

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Ask Russell Westbrook about Kevin Durant or free agency rumors... and you get answers (about fashion...)

This kid simply rules ... 

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Jarrius Robertson holds court during media day at NBA All-Star 2017.

Jarrius Robertson, who's a New Orleans native battling a chronic liver disease, also entered the NBA All-Star Celebrity game and immediately drained a pull-up jumper.

Awesome.

Just when you thought you'd never see a Mannequin Challenge again ... it's back!

Who better to live-tweet a game than Joel Embiid?

Kyrie Irving has strong beliefs that the Earth is in fact ... flat.

Anyone got a time machine and $15?

James Harden and Marc Gasol show off their artistic skills ...

"I want to be here ... I love playing here." 

 

Jimmy Butler + Pierre the Pelican = awesome ...

For a player who is notoriously quiet, a lot of people want to hear what he has to say ... 

If you're not getting in on the fun, what are you doing? ...

Sharing a photo shoot? Nothing wrong with that, right? ...

Big surprise that everyone wants to chat up one of the heroes from the 2016 Finals ... 

The man of mystery in the Verizon Slam Dunk isn't holding back ...

Devin Booker submits an early audition tape for the 2018 Three-Point Contest ...

Kawhi being Kawhi ... 

 Jimmy Buckets has his own style for New Orleans ...

 Day in the life of a do-it-all superstar ...

 

Chatting with an NBA legend, no big deal there ... 

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Coach Mike Brown gives the World Team a pep talk during Friday's practice.

Here's everything you might have missed from Thursday's arrivals, courtesy of our All-Star Scene cams ... 

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Check out some of the best moments from Thursday's All-Star festivities in New Orleans!

ICYMI last night, several players arrived in New Orleans and took part in the traditional All-Star portraits. The exception to the rule was the Toronto Raptors' duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan -- although DeRozan didn't know his photo would feature an epic photo bomb.


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