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NBA ALL-STAR GAME

What's happening on NBA All-Star weekend

Besides the big game between East and West, shooting and dunk competitions and more will unfold at Staples Center and the L.A. Convention Center.

February 16, 2011|By Baxter Holmes
  • Clippers forward Blake Griffin will compete in the NBA All-Star slam dunk contest Saturday at Staples Center.
Clippers forward Blake Griffin will compete in the NBA All-Star slam dunk… (Kyle Terada / U.S. Presswire )

NBA All-Star weekend at Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Friday

• NBA All-Star Jam Session, 4-10 p.m. at Los Angeles Convention Center South Hall. Sophomore All-Stars practice, 9:45-10:30 a.m.; rookies practice, 11-11:45 a.m.; both at Jam Session Center Court in South Hall. Tickets through ticketmaster.com.

ESPN celebrity game, 4-6 p.m. at Jam Session center court, South Hall. (Separate admission.)

T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam, 6 p.m. at Staples Center; rookies vs. sophomores game. (Separate admission.)

Saturday

NBA All-Star FIT Run, Walk & Dribble in downtown L.A. Run starts north of Staples Center; 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. and the kids Run & Dribble starts at 9:30 a.m. Registration online at nbaallstar5k.com. The first 1,000 to register receive a free ticket to family day at NBA All-Star Jam Session on Monday. On-site registration is allowed on race day.

NBA All-Star Jam Session, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. at South Hall. NBA D-League All-Star game, 2 p.m. at Jam Session, South Hall. Tickets through ticketmaster.com.

NBA All-Star practice session, East and West teams, 10:45 a.m.-noon at Jam Session center court, South Hall. (Separate admission.)

Shooting Stars/skills challenge/three-point contest/slam dunk competition, 5-8 p.m. at Staples Center. (Separate admission.) Three-point contestants: Ray Allen, Kevin Durant, Daniel Gibson, James Jones, Paul Pierce, Dorell Wright. Slam dunk contestants: DeMar DeRozan, Blake Griffin, Serge Ibaka, JaVale McGee.

Sunday

NBA All-Star Jam Session, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at South Hall. Tickets through ticketmaster.com.

60th NBA All-Star game, 5 p.m. at Staples Center. (Separate admission).

Monday

NBA All-Star Jam Session, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at South Hall.

baxter.holmes@latimes.com

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