More Ways to Secure Your Spot at the NBA All-Star 2016

    By Jaime Villegas

    NBA_All-Star_2015-QuintEvents-19.jpegExtra! Extra! Read all about it! NBA Events now has more ways for you to get to next year’s NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto, Canada! New ticket packages have been released and your access to the biggest NBA weekend is within your reach.

    Through NBA Events, you will be front and center for the clash between the biggest stars of the NBA, WNBA, and former NBA legends all in one place. The NBA All-Star Weekend is jam-packed with basketball activities throughout the week.

    NBA-All-Star-2013-Celebrity-All-Star-Game-NBA-Events-2.jpgFriday Night

    Kick off your weekend with these new packages, which include access to Friday night’s event, the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge. The BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge sees 18 of the league’s brightest young stars from Rookie and Sophomore classes battling it out in an epic game with two 20-minute halves AND no foul outs!

    Witness up-and-coming superstars of the NBA in this fast-paced, high-scoring stage filled with talent. Last year’s BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge featured international versus national players. In a close match, Team World defeated Team United States, 121-112. Andrew Wiggins was at the top of the board with 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, earning him MVP honors. Who will we see come out on top next year?

    NBA_All-Star_2015-QuintEvents-23-2.jpgSaturday Night

    Saturday night fever hits an all-time high during the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night. The evening includes three competitions featuring some of the NBA’s best players. You’ll receive access to the NBA All-Star Practice, which is your best chance to get up close and personal with the All-Stars. The players and coaches from the Eastern and Western Conference hold the official All-Star Practice center court. You’ll also have access to the three big challenge competitions for Saturday as well: the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, and the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest!

    Some of these packages also offer the Hospitality Party Experience. What exactly is the Hospitality Party Experience you ask? Let me tell you! The ONLY official hospitality party during the NBA All-Star 2016. The venue features a premium open bar, an all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet, an NBA Legend meet and greet, an autographed commemorative picture, and interactive experiences throughout! VIP access to the NBA Events’ varies by package type. Check out a highlight of some of the inclusions here.

    NBA_All-Star_2015-QuintEvents-21-1.jpgSunday Night

    And of course Sunday is all about the 65th NBA All-Star Game! Your fantasy basketball teams become a reality in this match-up as East vs. West battle it out in a spectacular demonstration of talent. Watch your favorite basketball heroes face off! If you haven’t cast your vote for the player(s) you’d like to see in the big game, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? All current NBA players are available for selection. Fans can select up to two guards and three frontcourt players from each conference when choosing starters via NBA.com or the NBA app. Check out our voting guide for EVERYTHING you need to know!

    See You in Toronto!

    As you know by now, this is the first time in the history of the game that the All-Star is taking place outside of the USA. Be a part of history in February and witness one of the most exciting moments in the NBA in one of the coolest cities in the world!

    Experience basketball like never before with NBA Events. With new options for ticket packages, there’s bound to be something that appeals to you and your budget! Make the most out of your NBA All-Star journey and experience the weekend like an #NBAVIP!

    Select one of the packages below to find the perfect package for you and your family! 

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