The 2023 NBA All-Star Draft will air stay earlier than the All-Star Sport initially airs on NBC Sports activities Chicago
The 2023 NBA All-Star Sport simply went up a notch.
The NBA introduced Tuesday that, for the primary time in historical past, the All-Star Sport Draft will likely be broadcast stay from Vivint Area in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah, proper earlier than tipoff.
TNT will air the draft as a stay, pregame phase on Sunday, February 19 at 7:30 pm ET, 30 minutes earlier than the motion begins.
The 2 captains of every group will select their starters and reserves from every convention, with the primary alternative going to whoever collected essentially the most factors within the fan vote. TNT will announce the captains and starters on Thursday, January 26 at 7:00 PM ET.
Primarily based on the third and closing spherical of voting, LeBron James (6,506,682) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (5,970,196) are the highest two vote-getters. James has been captain yearly because the new format started in 2018, whereas Antetokounmpo served as captain in 2019 and 2020.
Staff LeBron has by no means misplaced within the competitors, which may make the stay draft intriguing.