Before the dunk-a-thon and the star-studded All-Star game itself, things start Friday night at 6:00 pm . PT (9 p.m. ET) with the Rising Stars game with the best NBA rookies and second-year players, as selected by the assistant coaches of the competition. In the exhibition game, players from the US versus players from abroad are born, also known as the World. Among the headliners for Team USA are young studs Zion Williamson, Kendrick Nunn, Ja Morant and all-star Trae Young. The World team will now have the talents of Deandre Ayton, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, RJ Barrett and all-star Luka Doncic.
If you cut the cord and want to see the best of basketball all weekend, you need to know this.
NBA All-Star weekend schedule
Friday, February 14: The Rising Stars competition starts at at 6:00 PM PT (9:00 PM ET).
Saturday, February 15: All-Star Saturday night, which consists of The Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest, starts at 5:00 PM PT (8:00 PM ET) .
Sunday, February 16: The main event, the 2020 All-Star game itself, starts at 5:00 p.m. . PT (20:00 ET).
Online or streaming
You can stream the Rising Stars game and all major NBA All-Star Game events live via the TNT app, but you must log in with a payment TV account.
If you do not have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the game on TNT with a streaming service for live TV. Most of these services, listed below, offer TNT live.
Other things to know about live TV streaming services:
- You need a .
- You can watch them all on TV as long as your smart TV is the service app. You can also watch on your TV using a such as a Roku, Apple TV or .
- You can also look at Android phones, tablets and computer browsers.
- You can always register and cancel, no contract required.
- All offer free trial periods, so you can sign up to view and then cancel.