NEW YORK — NBA All-Star Voting presented by Google will tip off on Wednesday, Dec. 25, at 11 a.m. ET – before five highly-anticipated Christmas Day matchups across ABC and ESPN – and conclude on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The 69th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Chicago at the United Center on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on TNT.
Fans will be able to vote for NBA All-Star Game starters through Google.com, the Google App and Google Assistant. This season’s program will also feature an enhanced voting experience via the NBA App and NBA.com.
Throughout the voting period, fans may submit one full ballot each day via the NBA App and NBA.com, as well as on Google and through Google Assistant. All current NBA players will be available for selection. Five “2-for-1 Days” will allow fans to have their votes count twice on Jan. 2, Jan. 3, Jan. 10, Jan. 16 and Jan. 20 through all voting platforms. All “2-for-1 Days” will be designated 12 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. ET.
NBA players and media will join fans in selecting the NBA All-Star Game starters. Fans will account for 50 percent of the vote, while all current players and a media panel will account for 25 percent each. Players and media will also be able to complete one ballot, featuring three frontcourt players and two guards from both the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference.
Fan voting updates will be shared on Thursday, Jan. 2, Thursday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 16.
TNT will reveal the NBA All-Star Game starters, including the two team captains, on Thursday, Jan. 23 during TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader. The network will also announce the reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, on Thursday, Jan. 30 during TNT NBA Tip-Off.
The NBA All-Star Game team rosters will be drafted by the two captains. They will choose from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference, making their selections regardless of conference affiliation. The captains will be the All-Star starter from each conference who receives the most fan votes in his conference. Details about the NBA All-Star Draft will be announced at a later date.
How fans can vote:
- NBA.com voting page at vote.NBA.com: Fill out one full ballot per day (per day is defined as once every 24 hours) on vote.NBA.com from a desktop or mobile browser. Fans can select up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference when choosing starters.
- NBA App: Access the ballot and vote through the app, which is available on Android and iOS. Fans can fill out one full ballot per day by selecting up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference when choosing starters.
- Google: Vote on Google.com or Google’s Search app by searching “NBA Vote” or “NBA All-Star Vote” or simply by searching for a player or team. Fans may submit votes for 10 unique players per day from Dec. 25 – Jan. 20.
- Google Assistant: Vote via any Google Assistant enabled device by saying, “Ok Google, vote for the NBA All-Star Game”. Fans may submit votes for up to 10 unique players per day from Dec. 25 – Jan. 20. Google Assistant is available on laptops, phones, speakers, tablets and other connected devices.
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