TORONTO — The 2016 NBA All-Star festivities will tip-off on Friday with the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
The complete weekend schedule will be streamed live on TNT Overtime, with TNT and NBA TV also broadcasting the major events live on television.
NBA and basketball fans on a hold will get the chance to see some of the league’s future stars in action when the likes of Minnesota Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, teammate Karl-Anthony Towns and New York Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis all in action Friday night in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge.
The BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge will see a list of 20 players coming together for some fun times during this year’s NBA All-Star weekend.
The challenge Friday night will see the World Team taking on the U.S. Team.
Among the players selected on the U.S. Team are: Jahlil Okafor of the 76ers, Jabari Parker from the Bucks, Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine, teammate Anthony Towns, D’Angelo Russell of the Los Angeles Lakers and Marcus Smart of the Celtics.
Meanwhile, on the World Team, Nikola Mirotic from the Bulls, Porzingis, Wiggins, Bojan Bogdanovic of the Nets, Nikola Jokic of the Nuggets and Dwight Powell of the Mavericks, will all be in action.
Below is a complete list of the schedule for Friday night and fans can click the respective links see each event.
All times Eastern (ET)
• 9:30-11:30 a.m. | BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge Practice | NBA TV
• 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | NBA All-Star Media Day | NBA TV
• 1:30 p.m. | Hall of Fame Announcement | NBA TV & NBA.com
• 6 p.m. | The Starters | NBA TV
• 7 p.m. | NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Mountain Dew | ESPN
• 9 p.m. | BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge | TNT
• 11 p.m. | Inside the NBA presented by Kia | TNT
• 11 p.m. | BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge News Conferences | NBA.com
• 11 p.m. | After Dark with Rick Fox | NBA TV
• 11:30 p.m. | NBA GameTime | NBA TV
World Team Roster
Bojan Bogdanovic: Nets, G/F
Clint Capela: Rockets, F/C
Mario Hezonja: Magic, G/F
Nikola Jokic: Nuggets, C
Nikola Mirotic: Bulls, F
Emmanuel Mudiay: Nuggets, G
Raul Neto: Jazz, G
Kristaps Porzingis: Knicks, F/C
Dwight Powell: Mavericks, F/C
Andrew Wiggins: Timberwolves, G/F
U.S. Team Roster
Jordan Clarkson: Lakers, G
Rodney Hood: Jazz, G
Zach LaVine: Timberwolves, G
Nerlens Noel: 76ers, F/C
Jahlil Okafor: 76ers, C
Jabari Parker: Bucks, F
Elfrid Payton: Magic, G
D’Angelo Russell: LA Lakers, G
Marcus Smart: Celtics, G
Karl-Anthony Towns: Timberwolves, C