After a wild trade deadline updated a multitude of playoff contenders in the NBA, it's time to start focusing on the league's next big event: All-Star Weekend. Showcase kicks off Friday in Chicago with the Rising Stars game, moves to the Dunk Contest and three-point shootout on the All-Star Saturday Night and finally the main event, the 2020 All-Star Game itself on Sunday. Every major event takes place on TNT but you don't need cable to watch. Live TV streaming services starting at $ 15, with a free trial, will complete the action.
Before the actual dunk-a-thon and the star-studded All-Star game, things start to happen on Friday night at. PT (9 p.m. ET) with the Rising Stars game featuring the best NBA freshmen and sophomores, selected by the league's assistant coach. The exhibition matches players from the USA versus foreign-born players, including the world. Among the main lines for Team USA are young studs Zion Williamson, Kendrick Nunn, Ja Morant and all-star Trae Young. Meanwhile, the World Team will present the talents of Deandre Ayton, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, RJ Barrett and all-star Luka Doncic.
If you cut the cord and want to watch basketball the whole weekend, here's what you need to know.
NBA All-Star weekend schedule
Friday, February 14: The Rising Stars game starts at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET).
Saturday, February 15: The All-Star Saturday Saturday, which consists of The Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest, begins at 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET) .
Sunday, February 16: The main event, the All-Star Game 2020 itself, begins at 5 p.m. PT (8 pm ET).
Online or streaming
You can live stream the Rising Stars game and all the big NBA All-Star Game events in the TNT app, but you have to log in with a pay TV account.
If you do not have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the game on TNT with a live TV streaming service. Most of the services listed below offer TNT live.
Other Things to Know About Live TV Streaming Services:
- You need a .
- You can watch any of them on TV as long as your smart TV has the service app. You can also watch your TV using a such as Roku, Apple TV or .
- You can also look at Android phones, tablets and browsers.
- You can register and cancel at any time, no contract required.
- Everyone offers free trial periods, so you can register to watch and then cancel.