The NBA All Star Game will take place on Saturday in New Orleans, with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook among the players who will represent the league.
Durant is the first All-star to be selected to the league’s All-NBA team, joining Westbrook who was the first to be chosen to the All-Defense Team in 2014.
The game will air on ABC, with the All Star break scheduled for 5 p.m.
ET on Saturday.
Westbrook and Durant will join other members of the league in a ceremony in New York City.NBA All-Stars are selected on a first-come, first-served basis and are awarded a first round bye in the first round of the NBA draft.
The All-Tournament team is comprised of players who have already been selected in the NBA All Selections.
The NBA All Stars will be joined on the stage Saturday by members of Team USA, the National Basketball Players Association and the NBA Players Association.
The event is being presented by the AllStar Center and will be streamed live on ESPN.
The NBA will also be airing a special All-Access podcast, where guests will have the opportunity to speak with stars.
Tickets are available for $35 to the NBA’s AllStar Fan Zone.
Fans will also have the option to purchase their tickets at the Allentown Arena box office or the Allstar Center box office starting Friday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m., according to the company.