NEW YORK Feb. 7, 2007 – Basketball fans in 215 countries and territories will experience NBA All-Star 2007 in Las Vegas through NBA Entertainment’s television, internet, film, and digital technologies. The 56th NBA All-Star Game will be held at the Thomas & Mack Center on Sunday, Feb. 18, and air live on TNT and ESPN Radio (8 p.m. ET).

Following is a look at NBA All-Star 2007 by the numbers:

Global Reach
215 countries and territories will receive All-Star coverage.
The Game will be broadcast in 43 languages, including, among others, Mandarin, Hungarian, Armenian, and Swedish.
More than 1,800 media will cover the event, including over 300 international reporters.
110 international broadcasters will cover All-Star, including 52 international TV and radio networks and Web sites on-site.
20 TV and radio networks, both domestic and international, will broadcast the All-Star Game live with on-site commentary.
13 new broadcasters will air the All-Star Game for the first time including Canal 7 (Argentina), GDTV (Chongqing, China), Liaoning TV (China), Antena Latina (Dominican Republic), TV3 (Ghana), Guatevision (Guatemala), ET-1 (Greece), Cable Onda (Panama), CMD (Peru), Sportone (Romania), TV400 (Sweden), Videoland (Taiwan), and TVR (Venezuela).
NBA TV’s 24/7 coverage will be seen in an all-time high 66 countries.

NBAE Production and Video
280,000 feet in video and high-definition tape will be shot by NBAE camera crews.
More than 300 hours of All-Star coverage will be seen on NBA TV, NBA Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio, and
30 NBAE camera crews will cover the event.
10 high-definition cameras will cover the event, including All-Star practices.
16 NBA Entertainment-produced All-Star shows will be on-site, including, NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad, McDonald's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by 2K Sports, T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam, and NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by EA SPORTS.
NBA TV will offer a 10-Day Free Preview (Feb. 10-19) to all of its U.S. distributors.
More than 3 million daily visitors will log on to during All-Star.
NBA TV Broadband on, which will offer daily video highlights throughout All-Star, will be seen by fans in more than 200 countries.
10 different live audio broadcasts on will allow fans to hear the All-Star Game in English, Spanish, Mandarin, French, German, Hebrew, Tagalog, Russian, Polish and Portuguese.
10 international Web destinations will feature All-Star coverage, including Brazil, (, China (, Hong Kong (, Spain (ńol), France (, Germany, (, Japan (, Canada (, Taiwan (, and the United Kingdom (

NBA Photos
More than 10,000 photographic images will be generated during All-Star.
3,000 print and Internet media outlets will receive real-time digital photos.
25 NBA Entertainment still photographers will be on-site.

NBA Cares
Will host 20 events throughout Las Vegas as part of the NBA’s commitment to the community.
Nearly 15,000 Las Vegas children will join in NBA Cares events, including T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam, WNBA’s “Be Smart, Be Fit, Be Yourself” initiative, and Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Pledge to be a S.T.A.R clinics.
22 of the nation’s best wheelchair athletes will compete in the NBA/NWBA Wheelchair Classic.
Will work with Habitat for Humanity, the NBPA, and TNT to construct two new homes -- one for a Las Vegas family and one which will be sent to a family in the Gulf Coast region.
10 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA athletes from across the country were named to the national team and will compete in a championship game against a local All-Star team.

NBA Marketing/Merchandising
The NBA Store at NBA All-Star Jam Session will cover 10,000 square-feet of retail space.
More than 1,500 NBA-licensed products are available to fans at The NBA Store inside NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas.
More than 30 partners will be conducting All-Star activities this year -- the most partnership activity in All-Star history.
More than 30 official NBA All-Star retail locations in Las Vegas will be carrying a full assortment of All-Star merchandise.
More than 55 player appearances for NBA partners.

NBA All-Star Jam Session Presented by adidas
More than 400,000 square-feet of interactive basketball activities and games will be featured at NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas.
More than 100,000 fans are expected to come through the doors.

NBA D-League at All-Star
20 of the league’s top players will participate in the inaugural Gillette D-League All-Star Game in association with 24 Hour Fitness, airing live on NBA TV on Saturday, Feb. 17 (4:30 p.m. ET)
13 players with NBA experience highlight the D-League All-Star teams.
Five-time NBA All-Star guard Sidney Moncrief of the Fort Worth Flyers and former NBA player Joe Wolf of the Colorado 14ers will coach in the D-League All-Star Game.
Former D-League player Gerald Green, now starring for the Boston Celtics, will compete in the Sprite Slam Dunk competition.

28 high-definition cameras will be utilized by TNT to cover NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by EA SPORTS and the All-Star Game, along with 20 networked HD video servers.
This is the 22nd year Turner Sports has featured All-Star coverage and the fifth consecutive year the All-Star Game will be shown in prime time.
TNT will employ 10 TV trucks, 568 audio sources, 110 flat screen monitors and 97 miles of cable in their coverage.

NBA Players and Legends
NBA, WNBA and D-League players and NBA Legends will make more than 300 appearances, including NBA Cares, Jam Session, NBA Legends Brunch, and as judges for the Haier Shooting Stars and Sprite Slam Dunk competitions.
10 international players will take part in All-Star events and basketball clinics, including Andrea Bargnani (Italy); Andrew Bogut (Australia); Boris Diaw (France); Tim Duncan (U.S. Virgin Islands); Jorge Garbajosa (Spain); Steve Nash (Canada); Dirk Nowitzki (Germany); Tony Parker (France); Ronny Turiaf (France); and Yao Ming (China).

All-Star Entertainment
A combined 12 Grammy™ Awards have been won by headliners at All-Star events, including Christina Aguilera, Toni Braxton and Mary J. Blige.
More than 20 celebrities from film, TV and music will participate in the McDonald’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by 2K Sports, including Jamie Foxx, David Arquette, Bow Wow, Reggie Bush, Bobby Flay, and Nelly.