The countdown for the American Basketball League (NBA) All-Star 2020, hosted by Chicago, USA, continues. NBA All-Star, which has gathered star basketball players every year since 1951 except 1999, which was canceled due to lockout, will be full of excitement this year as well.
The United Bulls field of Chicago Bulls will host the NBA All-Star match for the first time, and the city of Chicago for the third time after 1973 and 1988. The eyes are now on the date and time of the myth encounter. Here are all the curiosities about the NBA All Star match …
The 69th show demonstration match will start on Monday, February 17 at 04:00 CET. Hip-hop singer and actor Common will make a presentation about what pre-game basketball means for Chicago. Rap singer Chance The Rapper will give a concert in the circuit.
The match will be broadcast on S Sport and S Sport Plus.
In the voting by fans, actors and press members, teams formed by captain LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) will meet.
James, who will appear in the top 5 for the 16th time, will take the record of the All-Star match he shared with Kobe Bryant alone.
In the top 5 of LeBron’s team, run by Lakers Head Coach Frank Vogel, LeBron James as well as Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers), Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers), Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks) and James Harden (Houston Rockets) will be on the parquet.
The team’s reserves will include Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Chris Paul (Oklahoma City Thunder), Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets) and Domantas Sabonis (Indiana Pacers).
Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Kemba Walker (Boston Celtics) and Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks) will compete in the top 5 of Giannis’ team, led by Toronto Raptors Head Coach Nick Nurse, except Giannis Antetokounmpo.
The reserves will consist of Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks), Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz), Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors) and Brandon Ingram (New Orleans Pelicans).