NBA All-Star Weekend: All you need to know

With the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto, Canada fast approaching, here is your guide to the star-studded event.

The highly-anticipated event – which takes from February 12-14 – will begin with the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night, while Saturday will be an action-packed night which will include the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest. The 65th All-Star game meanwhile will be held on Sunday at 8.30pm local time.

With so many different competitions taking place, here is a lowdown of who will be competing in each of the events.

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Canada Team

Head coach: Drake

Roster

Stephan James
Win Butler
Drew Scott
Jonathan Scott
Milos Raonic
Kris Wu
Tracy McGrady
Rick Fox
Tammy Sutton-Brown

USA Team

Head coach: Kevin Hart

Roster

Jason Sudeikis
Miles Brown
Anthony Anderson
Bryshere “Yazz” Gray
Nick Cannon
Chauncey Billups
Muggsy Bogues
Marc Lasry
Elena Delle Donne

Rising Stars Challenge

USA Team
Jordan Clarkson – Los Angeles Lakers
Rodney Hood – Utah Jazz
Zach LaVine – Minnesota Timberwolves
Nerlens Noel – Philadelphia 76ers
Jahlil Okafor – Philadelphia 76ers
Jabari Parker – Milwaukee Bucks
Elfrid Payton – Orlando Magic
D’Angelo Russell – Los Angeles Lakers
Marcus Smart – Boston Celtics
Karl-Anthony Towns – Minnesota Timberwolves

World Team
Bojan Bogdanovic – Brooklyn Nets
Clint Capela – Houston Rockets
Mario Hezonja – Orlando Magic
Nikola Jokic – DenverNuggets
Trey Lyles – Utah Jazz
Emmanuel Mudiay – Denver Nuggets
Raul Neto – Utah Jazz
Kristaps Porzingis – New York Knicks
Dwight Powell – Dallas Mavericks
Andrew Wiggins – Minnesota Timberwolves

Skills Challenge
Patrick Beverley – Houston Rockets
C.J. McCollum – Portland Trail Blazers
Isaiah Thomas – Boston Celtics
Jordan Clarkson – Los Angeles Lakers
DeMarcus Cousins – Sacramento Kings
Karl-Anthony Towns – Minnesota Timberwolves
Anthony Davis – New Orleans Pelicans
Draymond Green – Golden State Warriors

Three-Point Contest
Stephen Curry – Golden State Warriors
Klay Thompson – Golden State Warriors
J.J. Redick – Los Angeles Clippers
Khris Middleton – Milwaukee Bucks
James Harden – Houston Rockets
Chris Bosh – Miami Heat
Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
Devin Booker – Phoenix Suns

Slam Dunk Contest 
Zach LaVine – Minnesota Timberwolves
Will Barton – Denver Nuggets
Aaron Gordon – Orlando Magic
Andre Drummond – Detroit Pistons

NBA All-Star Game

Western Conference

Starters 
Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers
Stephen Curry – Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant – Oklahoma City Thunder
Kawhi Leonard – San Antonio Spurs
Russell Westbrook – Oklahoma City Thunder

Reserves 
Draymond Green – Golden State Warriors
Klay Thompson – Golden State Warriors
Chris Paul – Los Angeles Clippers
James Harden – Houston Rockets
DeMarcus Cousins – Sacramento Kings
LaMarcus Aldridge – San Antonio Spurs
Anthony Davis – New Orleans Pelicans

Eastern Conference

Starters 
Carmelo Anthony – New York Knicks
Paul George – Indiana Pacers
LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat

Reserves 
Jimmy Butler – Chicago Bulls
John Wall – Washington Wizards
Andre Drummond – Detroit Pistons
Chris Bosh – Miami Heat
DeMar DeRozan – Toronto Raptors
Paul Millsap – Atlanta Hawks
Isaiah Thomas – Boston Celtics

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