NBA All-Star 2017

Best viral moments from Day 1 of All-Star Weekend

NBA.com Staff

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 …

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 …

https://twitter.com/HoustonRockets/status/832666240078401536

“I want to be here … I love playing here.”

https://twitter.com/utahjazz/status/832649608211763200

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 …

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

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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