HOUSTON, TX — The NBA All-Stars festival continues on Saturday night with another West vs. East action pack schedule in Houston, Texas.
State Farm All-Star Saturday Night on Feb. 16, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. ET,
It will be streamed line on TNT and
Amongst the highlighted event schedule for he night are the 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk, which will conclude the night, as well as the 2013 Taco Bell Skills Challenge.
Also on the schedule are the 2013 Sears Shooting Stars, which will kick-start the night and the exciting 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest – one of the expected highlighted events for the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.
2013 Sears Shooting Stars (1st Event) | 2013 Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2nd Event) | 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (3rd Event) | 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk (4th Event)
Each conference will be competing for two charities, with $350,000 going to the winning conference’s charities and $150,000 to the runner-up’s charities.
TEAMS – Via NBA.com
Each conference has an All-Star captain and an equal number of competitors, as follows:
Eleven NBA players (Shooting Stars=2; Skills Challenge=3; Three-Point=3, Slam Dunk=3)*
Two WNBA players and two NBA legends (conference aligned) for participation in the Shooting Stars competition.
The following are the participants for this year’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest:
- Gerald Green (Indiana Pacers, Eastern Conference)
- James White (New York Knicks, Eastern Conference)
- Terrence Ross (Toronto Raptors, Eastern Conference)
- Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets, Western Conference)
- Eric Bledsoe (Los Angeles Clippers, Western Conference)
- Jeremy Evans (Utah Jazz, Western Conference)
Meanwhile, Paul George of the Indiana Pacers is amongst those participating in the Dunk Contest. From the East he is joined by Kyrie Irving of Cleveland Cavaliers, who is shooting at 42-percent, Steve Novak, New York Knicks, at 44-percent.
From the West, Ryan Anderson, New Orleans Hornets is at 4-percent, while Matt Bonner from the San Antonio Spurs, is shooting 44-percent from behind the arc.