Jennifer Hudson to honor Kobe Bryant with All-Star Game performance

Derrick Jones Jr. miami heat nba all star weekend slam dunk contest winner

The NBA has already announced some of the entertainment that fans will get to see at All-Star Weekend in Chicago.

Damian Lillard, the best MC in the league, was scheduled to perform on Saturday night, but his performance was cancelled after he suffered a groin strain on Wednesday that forced him to pull out of the three-point contest and the All-Star Game.

Sunday's NBA All-Star Game 2020, presented by Kia, will include several changes.

The other worldwide players to be selected to the feature event are Ben Simmons (76ers; Australia), Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz; France), Nikola Jokić (Denver Nuggets; Serbia), and Domantas Sabonis (Indiana Pacers; Lithuania).

The NBA and FIBA will conduct the sixth annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp (https://on.nba.com/2SoA6bK) from Friday, Feb. 14 - Sunday, Feb. 16 at Quest Multisport as part of NBA All-Star 2020.

Miami Heat’s Derrick Jones Jr. competes in the NBA All Star slam dunk contest in Chicago on Saturday Feb. 15 2020. CREDIT AP
Miami Heat’s Derrick Jones Jr. competes in the NBA All Star slam dunk contest in Chicago on Saturday Feb. 15 2020. CREDIT AP

Giannis is one of the team captains for the second straight year, and once more, it seems that it's just a matter of time for a U.S. team vs. a World team format to be used in the All-Star Game. Fans can visit https://watch.nba.com/packages for more information.

The All-Star Game will begin at 8 PM EST (five o'clock in the west) on Sunday, February 16th.

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And the world media are responding.

Nine worldwide television and radio networks from the Balkans, Denmark, France, Greece, Japan, Latin America, Mongolia, Poland and Spain will do live onsite commentary at NBA All-Star 2020. The first time to reach that score will win the All-Star Game. The public memorial for Kobe will take place on Monday, February 24., at the Staples Center, which is home to Los Angeles Lakers, the team where Kobe played throughout his National Basketball Association career.

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