NBA All-Star 2017: Inside the Weekend Events

By Victoria Barnett

November 15, 2016

Are you ready for NBA All-Star 2017?

We know we certainly are!

Each year, we look forward to this highly-anticipated event as NBA fans from across the globe gather together to see the best of the NBA compete against each other. The weekend is packed full of excitement with plenty of nonstop action each day, beginning Friday, February 17, 2017 and ending Sunday, February 19, 2017.

Take a look below at all of the events scheduled for NBA All-Star 2017.


BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

The BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge is a fun way to see NBA’s greats rise to stardom. Eighteen of the league’s brightest young stars from the Rookie and Sophomore classes will hit the court for an epic game played in two 20-minute halves with no foul outs.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

See some of the hottest celebrities and NBA Legends take their skills to center court for a fun and entertaining basketball game.


NBA All-Star Practice

Get up close and personal with the NBA All-Star players and coaches from the Eastern and Western conferences. See them practice in preparation for the 66th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday!

NBA D-League All-Star Game 2017 presented by Kumho Tire

Twenty four of the top NBA Development League prospects, many of which have NBA experience, are selected to play in the NBA D-League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire. This annual event is held the day before the NBA All-Star Game.

State Farm All-Star Saturday Night

The State Farm All-Star Saturday Night is one of the highlights of the weekend as fans gather for the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Three Point Contest and Verizon Slam Dunk.

Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Get your adrenaline pumping and feel the anticipation of the countdown as six of the top guards compete for the title in a two-round timed “obstacle course” consisting of a series of passes, lay-ups, and agility drills.

Three Point Contest

Watch six of the best long-range shooters attempt to score the most three-pointers in a race against the clock.

Verizon Slam Dunk

Saturday night’s grand finale showcases the NBA’s most athletic players as they take to the air, mystifying fans with their gravity-defining creativity. Be there as these high fliers dunk their way into the NBA history books.


66th NBA All-Star Game

Watch the best of the NBA face off in a battle of East vs. West in an all-out star spectacular at the 66th NBA All-Star Game.

Post-Game On-Court Experience

Stand alongside NBA Legends at center court for the perfect photo opportunity. Here is your chance to be a part of the action and walk away with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Be a Part of NBA All-Star 2017!

QuintEvents is proud to partner with the NBA as an Official Ticket Package Provider for NBA All-Star 2017. Official Ticket Packages include premium seating, NBA Party access, on-court photo opportunities, hotel accommodations and more.

We’d love to see you in New Orleans! Join us for NBA All-Star 2017 and have a weekend you’ll remember for a lifetime. A number of events mentioned above are included in select packages.

View a breakdown of the packages here or click below for more information. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact us at 877.979.2737.

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