While we are barely recovering from the superb NBA match played in Paris for the first time in history last January, we are already preparing to follow the match of the stars.
In fact, the 70th edition of the NBA All-Star Game will take place from February 14 to 16. The famous American basketball gala which brings together the best players in the league will take place at the United Center Chicago.
The famous meeting between the East and West teams is scheduled for the night of February 16 to 17 at 1 a.m.
All-Star Game 2020, new rules for a new challenge
This year, the format of the competition will be a little different. The NBA changed the rules, in particular to pay homage to Lakers player Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died on January 26.
In this 2020 edition, each quarter will be independent and the scores will automatically be reset.
At the end of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter, the head team will win $ 100,000 to donate the association of their choice, or $ 300,000 in total.
At the start of the 4th quarter, the scores for the first three heats will be added up for each team.
The clock will then be stopped and 24 points (last shirt number of Kobe Bryant) will be added to the result of the team already in the lead. The total will then determine the number of points to reach to win the match.
For example, if the leading team has 90 points accumulated over the first three quarters, the goal will be 114 points (90 + 24). The first team to reach this result will be the All-Star Game winner.
new, Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James will do us the honor of being captains of their respective teams.
In honor of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, the two teams will wear the numbers 24 and 2 respectively, as well as an armband decorated with 9 canvases representing all the victims of the crash.
Here is a summary of the list of titular and substitute players of the two competing teams:
All-Star Cte Ouest
All-Star Cte Est
|Titular players||LeBron James||Giannis Antetokounmpo|
|James Harden||Joel Embiid|
|Anthony Davis||Pascal Siakam|
|Luka Doncic||Kemba walker|
|Kawhi leonard||Trae Young|
|Substitute players||Russell Westbrook||Jimmy Butler|
|Damian lillard||Khris Middleton|
|Rudy Gobert||Domantas Sabonis|
|Nikola Jokic||Kyle Lowry|
|Brandon ingram||Ben simmons|
|Chris Paul||Bam Adebayo|
|Donovan mitchell||Jayson Tatum|
Watch the NBA All-Star Game on TV and Streaming
The weekend of February 14-16, dunks, 3-point contests, the canvas match … of the NBA All-Star will therefore be broadcast live on the second channel of beIN Sport. In France, NBA and WNBA matches are broadcast on the channels of the beIN Sport group.
In France, due to the time difference, all the events of the famous basketball gala will take place in the middle of the night. The canvas match will therefore be broadcast on the night of Sunday 16 to Monday 17 February 1 am.
If you are not yet subscribed to the sports channel, you can subscribe to the beIN sport platform without obligation for 15 per month. To benefit from your connected devices in streaming, there is the beIN Sports Connect 15 / month package also.
If you're only interested in NBA streaming games, then why not sign up for the NBA League Pass directly? The subscription is from 24.99 per month.
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