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The BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge is an exhibition game featuring 18 players who are in their first or second year in the NBA. One team consists of players from the United States, while the other is made up of international players who hail from countries across the world. The two teams battle it out in a game played with two 20-minute halves and no foul outs.
NBA All Star Saturday Night
The NBA All Star Saturday Night is made up of three competitions featuring the NBA’s top players. The competitions consist of the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, and the Verizon Slam Dunk contest. Throughout the competition, the Eastern and Western Conferences will be competing for $500,000 to donate to charity. Each conference will earn points based on the results of each event.
2016 NBA All Star Game
The 2016 NBA All Star Game will be the 65th edition of the annual exhibition game played by the NBA’s best players, and as always, fans are looking to buy NBA All Star Game tickets. The game will take place at Air Canada Centre, home of the Toronto Raptors, on February 14, 2016. The first NBA All Star game to take place outside of the United States, the Raptors were awarded the game in an announcement made by the NBA in September 2013.
The starting lineup for each conferences’ team is selected by a fan ballot, however the reserves are chosen by a vote among NBA team head coaches. If a player is injured and is unable to participate in the game, the NBA commissioner will select a replacement player.
The head coaches of the team with the best record in each conference are appointed to lead their respective conference during the game, unless they coached the team for the prior year’s all star game. In that case, the coach of the team with the next best record is appointed coach.