Sacramento Kings To Bid To Host 2022 Or 2023 NBA All-Star Game

Hope Soto
February 18, 2018

Singer-songwriter Justin Bieber joined the final line-up of the NBA All Star celebrity game, teaming up with actor-singer-songwriter Kris Wu for Friday's game at 4 p.m. local time (Saturday morning Jakarta time) at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

When the team was opening the Golden 1 Center, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that in his opinion all new arenas should have the opportunity to host the All-Star Game. James and Curry got to release their picks but couldn't release the order they took the players, which is what fans are really wondering. It has also paired some old friends together in what could be an explosive, high-scoring game, writes Mark Kirwan.

The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game is underway tonight.

But the game's most interesting athlete had to be golfer Bubba Watson. A former high school quarterback, he scored six of his team's first 11 points.

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Expect an entertaining show from Team Curry's first-time All-Star Joel Embiid, of the Philadelphia 76ers. DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Love, John Wall and Kristaps Porzingis all were forced to pull out. "Team LeBron is not cursed". I was like, "What the hell is going on with my team?' But the guys that we got coming in. we've got Kemba (Walker), we've got Goran (Dragic), Paul George, and we've got Andre Drummond - the big fella", 20 and 20. These replacements were met with some backlash as rookie sensation Ben Simmons was left out of the All-Star game despite averaging 16.5 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per game and 7.7 assists per game.

The NBA made a decision to not televise the draft, but on January 25 the rosters for Team LeBron and Team Stephen were announced. Drew Kickstart Rising Skills Challenge, the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, the Slam Dunk Contest, and the All-star Game itself.

Good news - if you are in the U.S., this will be straight forward, as the game is being broadcast by TNT for the 16th year in a row. These are the teams that get the bi-weekly nationally televised games on ESPN and TNT. His team features five of the top 10 3-point shooters in the league and the consensus MVP-frontrunner James Harden. Quavo of Migos took home the coveted MVP trophy at the end of the night.

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