NBA All-Star Game 2022: Latest news, starters and updates
It’s almost time for the NBA’s midseason showcase. The 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend is set for Feb. 18-20 in Cleveland, and as of Thursday, the starters and captains are now known.
LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) and Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) again will be the captains of the two teams in this year’s All-Star Game set for Feb. 20. Both players earned the honors by finishing with more fan votes than anyone in their respective conferences.
The All-Star reserves, who will be selected by the coaches in both conferences, will be unveiled next Thursday on TNT. James and Durant then will pick their respective teams, a format the league first instituted in 2018.
Continue to follow this page as we present the full rosters when they’re announced and count down the days until the league’s top talents show off their skills in Cleveland.
MORE: Pick the winners! Play ESPN’s All-Star Challenge
And your All-Star starters are …
Eastern Conference starters
G | DeMar DeRozan, Chicago Bulls
G | Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks
C | Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
F | Kevin Durant, Brooklyn Nets
F | Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Western Conference starters
G | Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
G | Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies
C | LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers
F | Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets
F | Andrew Wiggins, Golden State Warriors
The Lowe Post: All-Star edition
ESPN’s Kevin Pelton stops by to talk with Zach Lowe about the NBA’s All-Star rosters for this year’s game in Cleveland.
Debate: Is it time to bring ‘Center’ back to the ballot?
We asked our ESPN experts to break down the races for starting guards, plus three other big All-Star questions, including whether the All-Star lineups should include centers on the All-Star ballot.
How do I watch?
NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
When: 7 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 18
Live Stream: ESPN App
NBA Rising Stars Challenge
When: 9 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 18
NBA All-Star Saturday Night
When: 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 19
NBA All-Star G League Next Gem Game
When: 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 20
TV: NBA TV
NBA All-Star Game
When: 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 20
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