The NBA All-Star game schedule for the 60th edition of the extravaganza on February 20, 2011 begins at 11:00 in the morning (Eastern Standard Time) with the NBA Legends Brunch. This will be followed at 4:00 p.m. by The Beat and the All-Access with Ahmad feature at 4:30 p.m.
The NBA All-Star Pregame Show is scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. which is expected to be attended not only by basketball luminaries but by Hollywood celebrities as well. The All-Star Tip-Off begins at 7:00 p.m. with the All-Star Game scheduled to commence at 8:00 p.m. This is the culminating activity in the NBA All-Star Game schedule which is expected to pack the Staples Center to the rafters.
All in all, for the second time in the history of the Staples Center, it will also host the Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam along with the NBA All-Star Saturday Night schedule. It is expected that Los Angeles being the city of the stars will execute the event with all the pageant, glitz, and glamour that it can muster. Hence, it truly is the perfect location to unveil this annual NBA event. After all, the NBA All-Star weekend is almost like the Oscars of basketball.