After a weekend full of festivities, the 61st NBA All-Star Game will finally tip off on Sunday night in Orlando. The Miami Heat and Orlando Magic have four players in the game, including three starters voted in by the fans. Tip is set for 7:30 PM and the game is a good alternative for sports fans not interested in the Oscars and looking for a fix after the Daytona 500 was postponed.
Event: Eastern Conference Vs. Western Conference - 2012 NBA All-Star Game.
Date/Time: Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 7:30 P.M. EST
Location: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida.
TV Broadcast: The game will be televised nationally on TNT. Marv Albert, Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller have the call.
Eastern Conference All Stars: Starters - Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard: Reserves - Chris Bosh, Luol Deng, Roy Hibbert, Andre Iguodala, Joe Johnson (injured), Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo (replaces Johnson), Deron Williams. Head Coach: Tom Thibodeau.
Western Conference All Stars: Starters - Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Andrew Bynum. Reserves - LaMarcus Aldridge, Marc Gasol, Kevin Love, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Russell Westbrook. Head Coach: Scott Brooks.
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