Bossip Giveaway: NBA All-Star Weekend “Midnight Madness” Tickets
New York City will become basketball central this weekend, when athletes, celebs and fans flock to the 64th annual NBA All Star Weekend. Bossip will be on hand to give you the best bits of the basketball blowout – and we’re giving away two tickets to “Midnight Madness” at the NBA House in Manhattan. Just tweet @Bossip with the hashtag #MVP who you think will be named the MVP of the All-Star Game. The winner will be randomly chosen on Thursday, Feb 12.
Here’s a rundown of the official action this weekend:
Feb 11-15 Brooklyn: Long Island University Brooklyn Paramount Theatre
Feb 10-16 Manhattan: Skylight at Moynihan Station
Basketball fans can get up close and personal to their favorite players and local legends at the NBA House. The fan hubs, in Manhattan and Brooklyn, have regulation-sized ball courts that’ll play host to games, clinics and competitions during All-Star Week. There’s a special “Midnight Madness” program at the NBA House on Valentine’s Day. Tickets start at just $10
NBA CELEBRITY GAME
Feb. 13 7pm
Madison Square Garden
Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon, Anthony Anderson and Common are among the celebs who’ll hit the court for the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony, Spike Lee and ESPN Radio’s Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic will coach, and Keke Palmer will sing the National Anthem.
Tix for the game are gone, but you can catch it on ESPN.
BBVA COMPASS RISING STARS CHALLENGE
Feb. 13 9pm
The NBA’s youngins – standout rookies and sophomores – will compete in this game at the Barclays Center.
Tune in from home on TNT – the game is sold out.
NBA ALL-STAR PRACTICE
Feb. 14 10:30am
Madison Square Garden
Watch basketball’s biggest names – like Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and Stephen Curry — get ready for the NBA All-Star Game. The warm-up is sold out, but you can watch it on NBA-TV.
NBA ALL-STAR GAME
This East versus West matchup will bring together the best of the best of the NBA.
Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are among the players set to play. With even nosebleed seats now fetching up to $3,000, you can watch it for free on TNT.