NBA All-Star Game 2012 schedule of events - Orlando Sentinel

February 23, 2012|From the NBA

THE BIG EVENTS Friday, Feb. 24

7 p.m.: Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Center Court at Jam Session (Convention Center)

Watch some of the hottest celebrities from film, TV and music, along with some of your favorite NBA Legends, take their skills to Center Court for a fun and entertaining basketball game.

9 p.m.: NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Amway Center

The NBA Rising Stars Challenge provides fans with an opportunity to watch the brightest young stars, rookies and sophomores. Fans will have an opportunity to share their input with the team captains leading up to NBA All-Star via social media.

Saturday, Feb. 25

10 a.m.: NBA All-Star Practice

Center Court at Jam Session (Convention Center)

The 2012 NBA All-Star Players and Coaches from the Eastern and Western Conference hold the official All-Star practice session on Jam Session's Center Court. Don't have a ticket to the All-Star Game? This is your chance to get up close and personal with the 2012 All-Stars.

8 p.m.: NBA All-Star Saturday Night

Amway Center

NBA All-Star Saturday Night includes four competitions featuring some of the NBA's best players. The Haier Shooting Stars competition features NBA and WNBA Players and NBA Legends in a shooting contest. In the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, the top guards work against the clock to compete in an "obstacle course," consisting of a series of passes, free throws, lay-ups and agility drills. The Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, six of the best long-range shooters attempt to score the most three-pointers in a race against the clock. The event's grand finale, the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, showcases the NBA's most athletic players as they take to the air, mystifying fans with their gravity defying creativity.

Sunday, Feb. 26

7 p.m.: NBA All-Star Game

Amway Center

This year, the NBA is bringing one of the most entertaining sporting events to Orlando — NBA All-Star 2012. Returning for the first time since 1992, when Magic Johnson made his dramatic comeback on the court, NBA All-Star 2012 is a unique experience that celebrates the NBA's greatest athletes.

NBA ALL-STAR JAM SESSION Thursday, Feb. 23 - Sunday, Feb. 26

Orange County Convention Center

North Concourse

9400 Universal Blvd.

NBA All-Star Jam Session is nonstop basketball action for all ages. Fans can shoot, slam, dribble and drive all day, compete against their friends in skills challenges and collect free autographs from NBA Players and Legends. Young fans can hang out in the Kids Zone, with hoops and interactive activities that are the perfect size for kids' slam dunks, three-pointers and jump shots.

TICKETS: For Feb.23-24 Adults $20, Kids (3-12) $12, Seniors/Military (with valid ID) $12, and Kids (2 and under) free; Feb. 25-26. Adults $30, Kids (3-12) $20, Senior/ Military $20, Kids (2 and under) free. tickets for Jam Session are sold on a timed-entry basis.

Timed entry information

•Tickets are sold by the hour and allow entry during hour intervals.

•Ticket holders have a one-hour window for entry, as indicated on your ticket. For example, a 5pm ticket time will allow entrance into Jam Session between 5pm – 6pm.

•A limited number of Timed-Entry Tickets will be available for each hour, each day.

•Once inside Jam Session, you may stay as long as you like.

•Once you leave Jam Session you will not be able to re-enter.


Thursday, Feb. 23

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

5:30 p.m.: NBA/WNBA FIT All-Star Youth Celebration (Center Court) #

Featuring NBA Legends: George Gervin, Bruce Bowen, Robert Horry and AC Green

6:30 p.m: NBA Legends Bruce Bowen and Robert Horry (Autograph Stage)

6:45 p.m.: NWBA All-Star Wheelchair Classic (Center Court) #

Featuring NBA Legends: George Gervin and AC Green

7:45 p.m.: NBA/NWBA Wheelchair Clinic (FIT Court) #

8 p.m.: NBA Legends Shootout (Center Court)

Featuring NBA Legends: George Gervin, Bruce Bowen, Robert Horry and AC Green

Friday, Feb. 24

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

4:30 p.m.: Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown Championship (Center Court) Featuring NBA Players & a special performance

6 p.m.: MizFIT Activity with NBA Player Jameer Nelson (FIT Court)

6:30 p.m.: Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (Center Court)*

7 p.m.: NBA Player Jameer Nelson (Autograph Stage)

9 p.m.: Clinic with NBA Player Jameer Nelson (Center Court)

*Requires a separate ticket and is sold out. Regular Jam Session Friday ticket does NOT provide access to this event.

Saturday, Feb. 25

9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

9 a.m.: NBA Development League Practice (Center Court)

10:45 a.m: NBA All-Star Practice (Center Court)*

12 p.m.: NBA All-Star Dribble to Stop Diabetes Clinic (FIT Court)#

12:30 p.m.: NBA/WNBA FIT Dribble, Dish & Swish National Finals (Center Court)#

12:45 p.m.: Celebrity Three Point Contest (Center Court)

2 p.m.: NBA Development League All-Star Game (Center Court)

Halftime of All-Star Game: NBA D-League Dream Factory Slam Dunk Contest (Center Court)

4:45 p.m.: NBA D-League Dream Factory Haier Shooting Stars (Center Court)

24 Feb, 2012

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