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NBA All-Star Weekend 2014 schedule: How to watch LeBron James, Kevin Durant square off

Time and television schedules for the All-Star weekend events, including the Slam Dunk Contest, Three-Point Contest and Rising Stars Challenge.


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Don't know when and where to watch the NBA All-Star weekend events? Here's a guide for your viewing pleasure, including times, television schedule, participants and rules for the weekend's festivities.

Friday, Feb. 14

Sprint All-Star Celebrity Game, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN): ESPN Countdown hosts Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose will coach teams of celebrities from all walks of life. Comedian and actor Kevin Hart returns to the event as a two-time MVP and will be joined by actor Nick Cannon, model Erin Heatherton, former NBA player Bruce Bowen, ESPN anchor Stan Verrett, and WNBA stars Sklar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne, among others.

BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge, 9 p.m. ET (TNT): General managers and TNT analysts Grant Hill and Chris Webber will square off their rosters of NBA rookie and sophomore standouts. Damian Lillard will begin his busy All-Star weekend leading Hill's squad, which is coached by Pacers assistant Nate McMillan, while forward Anthony Davis will carry the load for Webber's team, which will be coached by Thunder assistant Rex Kalamian.

Saturday, Feb. 15

D-League All-Star Game, 3 p.m. ET (NBATV): The D-League All-Star Game features familiar NBA names like Ike Diogu, Devin Ebanks and Melvin Ely, who represent the Prospects team. The Futures roster includes young guns like rookie Pierre Jackson, guard DeAndre Liggins, Seth Curry and Manny Harris.

NBA All-Star Saturday Night

Starts 8:30 p.m. ET (TNT)

Sears Shooting Stars (first event): Teams including two father-son duos and a few more stars will compete in a team shooting competition from four different spots on the floor (rules here). Knicks rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. will team with father Tim Hardaway and Elena Delle Donne, and Warriors guard Stephen Curry will compete with father Dell Curry and the WNBA's Becky Hammon. Kevin Durant will team up with Karl Malone and Skylar Diggins, while Chris Bosh, Dominique Wilkins and Swin Cash round out the four squads.

Taco Bell Skills Challenge (second event): In a revamped format (rules here), the East and West will compete in the 2014 Skills Challenge. Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo and Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan make up one team in the East, while 76ers rookie Michael Carter-Williams and Magic rookie Victor Oladipo make up the other. Suns guard Goran Dragic teams with Thunder guard Reggie Jackson, and the West rounds out with Jazz rookie Trey Burke and Lillard.

Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (third event): Also under a new format, the Three-point Contest will allow players to choose one of the five racks to contain all money balls. The Eastern Conference will be represented by Joe Johnson, Kyrie Irving, Arron Afflalo and Bradley Beal. The West lineup includes Stephen Curry, Marco Belinelli, Kevin Love and Lillard.

Sprite Slam Dunk (fourth event): The dunk contest will also be conference based in format. Harrison Barnes, Lillard and Ben McLemore will represent the West, while Paul George, John Wall and last year's winner, Terrence Ross, will fight for the Eastern Conference.

Sunday, Feb. 16, NBA All-Star Game

8 p.m. ET, TNT

The big stars square off Sunday evening. Durant, Stephen Curry, Blake Griffin and Love will be joined by the as-yet-unnamed starting replacement for Kobe Bryant in the Western Conference's starting lineup. LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Irving, Dwyane Wade and George are set to start for the East. The halftime show will include performances from Earth, Wind & Fire and Janelle Monae.

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