Who will be this season’s NBA All-Stars? We’ll soon find out.
Ahead of another loaded Christmas Day slate in the NBA, voting for this season’s All-Stars gets underway.
Once again, the Western Conference and Eastern Conference starters will each feature two guards and three frontcourt players. A total of 14 reserves will then be selected by the NBA’s head coaches.
The 2023 All-Star Game will take place in Salt Lake City on Feb. 19.
Here’s when you can expect both the starters and reserves for the 2023 NBA All-Star Game to be announced.
When are NBA All-Star starters announced?
- Date: Thursday, Jan. 26
- TV channel: TNT
Voting for the 2023 NBA All-Star Game opens on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
Like in previous years, fans account for 50 percent of the vote for the five Western Conference starters and the five Eastern Conference starters in the All-Star Game. The remaining 50 percent will be split between current players and a media panel.
Fan voting updates will be shared on Jan. 5, 12 and 19. Voting concludes on Jan. 21 and the starters will be revealed during TNT’s NBA Tip-Off on Jan. 26.
The leading vote-getter in each conference will be named a captain.
Fans can vote via the NBA App or NBA.com. In order to vote, fans must create an NBA ID. There will be six days where fan votes will count three times, the first taking place on Christmas Day.
When are NBA All-Star reserves announced?
- Date: Thursday, Feb. 2
- TV channel: TNT
While the starters for the All-Star Game are selected by fans, players and a media panel, the reserves are selected by the NBA’s head coaches. League commissioner Adam Silver will choose injury replacements if necessary.
The reserves for the 2023 NBA All-Star Game will be revealed during TNT’s NBA Tip-Off on Feb. 2.
2023 NBA All-Star Weekend key dates
- Fan voting opens: Dec. 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET
- Fan voting ends: Jan. 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET
- All-Star starters announced: Jan. 26
- All-Star reserves announced: Feb. 2
- All-Star Draft: TBD
- Skills Challenge, 3-Point Contest, Slam Dunk Contest: Feb. 18
- All-Star Game: Feb. 19