All-Star weekend is finally here!
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and the other basketball elite have invaded Houston. This is the only time of year when basketball fans can see all the best players on the court at the same time. It's also an opportunity for these stars to let their personalities shine through.
The weekend begins with the Sprite Celebrity Game and the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge in Friday. Saturday is a fan favorite, as we get to see Sears Shooting Stars event, the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Finally, the action-packed slate of events culminates with the NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia on Sunday.
We sent NBA Analyst JR Jackson to Houston to talk with first-time All-Star James Harden and fellow Rocket Jeremy Lin about what the game itself at a Foot Locker event, as well as the city of Houston. We also caught up with some other perennial All-Stars to talk about their favorite moments from past All-Star weekends.
What are you most looking forward to from All-Star weekend? Let us know in the comments below.
See more exclusive All-Star events in Houston like this one, "The LeBrons: Season 2 Kickoff Party with LeBron James" video on Bleacher Report!