Team LeBron five-point favorite over Team Giannis in All-Star Game

Tanya Simon
February 14, 2020

Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper, DJ Khaled, and Quavo are scheduled to co-headline the halftime show.

The NBA has already announced some of the entertainment that fans will get to see at All-Star Weekend in Chicago. Windy City legend Chaka Khan will sing the National Anthem prior to Sunday's tip-off.

Greek forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks headlines the record-setting contingent of eight worldwide players taking part in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in Chicago, the league announced on Thursday.

WarnerMedia said the ad-free fourth quarter will not affect overall ad loads during the game and isn't expected to dent its All-Star Game ad revenue.

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The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Ruffles on February 14 and the NBA All-Star Practice & Media Day presented by AT&T on February 15 will take place at Wintrust Arena. Additionally, the Rising Stars Challenge, a game for first- and second-year National Basketball Association players, will take place on the same evening (Taylor Bennett, Chance the Rapper's brother, will handle halftime-performance duties, in what will be a very busy night).

The Rising stars game will see first and second year players go head to head, with one team made up of ten first and second year players from the United States of America, while the other team will feature ten first and second year worldwide talents. Saturday will feature Queen Latifah performing Stevie Wonder's "Love's in Need of Love Today." with youth from Chicago. The famed skills challenge, three-point contest, and slam-dunk contest will follow, with the action expected to begin at eight in the east and five in the west.

Jennifer Hudson will honor Kobe Bryant with a special performance at the NBA All-Star Game. Bryant died tragically January 26 after a helicopter accident that also claimed the life of his daughter Gianna and seven other victims.

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