How to watch Team Giannis vs. Team LeBron and the 2020 NBA All-Star game without cable
The NBA All-Star game is on TNT tonight. Here's how you can watch it without cable.
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2020's star-studded game will feature a squad drafted by leading vote-getter LeBron James against one picked by Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo. The two teams ended up being an almost direct east-versus-west matchup, with Team LeBron featuring the talents of Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard and James Harden; and Team Giannis boasting the likes of Joel Embiid, Pascal Siakam and Trae Young.
The total of the three quarters will then be tallied up, with a final "target score" then becoming 24 points on top of that total, and the first team to reach the target score winning the game. So if it's 100-95 to LeBron, if Team Giannis reaches 124 first they win the game. There's no set time for how long this extra period will last, though the final period will air without commercials.
If you cut the cord and want to watch basketball's best this weekend, here's what you need to know.
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NBA All-Star weekend schedule
Start time: The All-Star game takes place Sunday, Feb. 16, in Chicago, Illinois, starting at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on TNT.
NBA All-Star rosters
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers received the most fan votes among Western Conference teams, and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks got the most votes in the Eastern Conference. Here are the results of their All-Star draft. Note: Damian Lillard has been replaced by Devin Booker.
Online or streaming
You can livestream the NBA All-Star Game on the TNT app, but you will need to log in with a pay TV account.
If you don't have a cable or satellite TV subscription you can watch the game on TNT with a live-TV streaming service. Most such services, listed below, offer TNT live.
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