2024 All-Star

2024 NBA All-Star FAQ, guide and things to know

A guide to NBA All-Star 2024 in Indianapolis on Feb. 16-18, 2024.

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This article will feature frequently asked questions, event info and a viewer’s guide for 2024 All-Star Weekend. More information will be added soon, please check back.

When is the 2024 NBA All-Star Game?

The 2024 NBA All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024. All-Star Weekend will encompass three total nights of events from Feb. 16-18, 2024. For a complete schedule of events, click here.

Where is the 2024 NBA All-Star Game?

Indianapolis will host NBA All-Star for the first time since 1985. The Pacers’ home arena, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, will host the NBA Rising Stars game on Feb. 16, the HBCU Classic presented by AT&T on Feb. 17 and the 73rd NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18.

State Farm All-Star Saturday Night will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17 and will feature the Kia Skills Challenge, Starry 3-Point Contest and AT&T Slam Dunk.

What is the format for the 2024 NBA All-Star Game?

As the league celebrates basketball’s deep roots in the state of Indiana, the 73rd NBA All-Star Game will feature the return of the classic matchup between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. The traditional scoring system with four 12-minute quarters will also return.

While the NBA All-Star Game will no longer have an untimed fourth quarter or conclude when one team reaches or surpasses the Final Target Score, the teams will continue to compete to win each quarter for a charitable organization of their choosing.

NBA All-Star Game team captains have still been named to lead their respective teams. The captains are the All-Star starter from each conference (Giannis Antetokounmpo, East and LeBron James, West) with the most fan votes in his conference during NBA All-Star Voting presented by AT&T.

How are the NBA All-Star star starters selected?

The 10 starters – two guards and three frontcourt players per conference – are chosen by a combination of fans (50% of the vote), current players (25%) and media (25%).

Who are the 2024 NBA All-Star starters?

Eastern Conference

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks *
  • Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers^
  • Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics
  • Tyrese Haliburton, Indiana Pacers
  • Damian Lillard, Milwaukee Bucks

Western Conference

  • LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers *
  • Kevin Durant, Phoenix Suns
  • Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets
  • Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Oklahoma City Thunder

* denotes team captain
^ injured, will not play

Complete voting results

How are the NBA All-Star reserves selected?

The 30 NBA coaches select the 14 reserves, voting for two guards, three frontcourt players and two players at any position in their respective conferences. Commissioner Adam Silver selects the replacement for any player unable to participate in the All-Star Game, choosing a player from the same conference as the player who is being replaced.

Who are the 2024 NBA All-Star Reserves?

Eastern Conference

  • Bam Adebayo, Miami Heat
  • Paolo Banchero, Orlando Magic
  • Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics
  • Jalen Brunson, New York Knicks
  • Tyrese Maxey, Philadelphia 76ers
  • Donovan Mitchell, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Julius Randle, New York Knicks

Western Conference

  • Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns
  • Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
  • Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers
  • Anthony Edwards, Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Paul George, LA Clippers
  • Kawhi Leonard, LA Clippers
  • Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves

What other NBA All-Star events will there be?

The full schedule of events for the NBA All-Star 2024 include:

How do I get tickets to the 2024 NBA All-Star Game?

Fans can purchase multi-day and single-day experience ticket packages from the NBA Experiences website.

What NBA All-Star activities will there be for fans in Indianapolis?

The always popular NBA Crossover fan event will be held during NBA All-Star Weekend from Feb. 16-18. This fan-friendly experience is a must-visit for any basketball fan.

How do I watch the 2024 NBA All-Star Game?

The 2024 NBA All-Star Game will air on TNT in the United States and reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 50 languages.

Where will future NBA All-Star Games be held?

NBA All-Star 2025 will take place in San Francisco, Calif. from from Feb. 14-16, 2025. The 74th All-Star game will be played on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2025 at Chase Center, home of the Golden State Warriors.

NBA All-Star 2026 will take place in Los Angeles, Calif. from Feb. 13-15, 2026. The 75th All-Star game will be played on Sunday, Feb. 15, 206 at the Intuit Dome, the new home of the LA Clippers.

For a list of all future All-Star Weekend locations, click here.

What is the history of the All-Star Game?

The NBA All-Star Game was first played during the 1950-51 season and has been an annual showcase of the league’s top talent ever since. For a complete history of the All-Star Game, including game recaps, box scores and MVPs, visit NBA.com’s All-Star history section.

Who has won the All-Star Game MVP?

Many of the NBA’s all-time greatest players have taken home the All-Star Game MVP trophy. Jayson Tatum became the most recent recipient with a record-setting 55 points in the 2023 All-Star Game.

Is there anything new this year at All-Star Weekend?

Yes! New this year is the Stephen vs. Sabrina 3-Point Challenge in which NBA all-time 3-point leader and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and WNBA single-season 3-point record holder and New York Liberty guard Sabrina Ionescu will compete in “Stephen vs. Sabrina,” the first-ever NBA vs. WNBA 3-Point Challenge.

The night will feature an all-new, innovative LED court, which will carry an endless amount of animation capabilities throughout the night such as a dynamic three-point line, court graphics and much more.

Who is participating in the All-Star Saturday events?

Below are the participants in this year’s events on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night:

Kia Skills Challenge

1st Event | 2024 Participants:

  • Team Pacers
    Tyrese Haliburton (Pacers), Bennedict Mathurin (Pacers), Myles Turner (Pacers)
  • Team Top Picks
    Palo Banchero (Magic), Anthony Edwards (Timberwolves), Victor Wembanyama (Spurs)
  • Team All-Stars
    Scottie Barnes (Raptors), Tyrese Maxey (76ers), Trae Young (Hawkjs)

Starry 3-Point Contest

2nd Event | 2024 Participants:

  • Malik Beasley (Bucks)
  • Jalen Brunson (Knicks)
  • Tyrese Haliburton (Pacers)
  • Damian Lillard (Bucks) *
  • Lauri Markkanen (Jazz)
  • Donovan Mitchell (Cavaliers)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves)
  • Trae Young (Hawks)

* = defending champ

Stephen vs. Sabrina 3-Point Challenge

3rd Event | Steph Curry vs. Sabrina Ionescu

AT&T Slam Dunk

4th Event | 2024 Participants:

  • Jaylen Brown (Celtics)
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. (Heat)
  • Mac McClung (G League, Osceola Magic)*
  • Jacob Toppin (Knicks)

* = defending champ