New York City has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2015!
The 64th NBA All-Star Game will be played at Madison Square Garden, home of the New York Knicks, on Sunday, Feb.15, 2015. The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and State Farm All-Star Saturday Night - including the Sears Shooting Stars, Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and Sprite Slam Dunk - will be held at Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets.
This will mark the fifth time that NBA All-Star will take place in New York. NBA All-Star competitions will get underway on Friday, Feb. 13, as the league's top rookies and second-year players take the court in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. Saturday's festivities will feature All-Star Saturday Night, an all-inclusive skills showcase comprised of the Shooting Stars Competition, the Skills Challenge, the sharpshooting Three-Point Contest, and of course the Slam Dunk Contest! Sunday's slate of activities will also feature a Concert before the 64th NBA All-Star Game tips off.