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NBA on TNT to Unveil NBA All-Star 2018 Starters, Captains, Reserves & Newly Formatted Teams Over Series of Three Telecasts Starting Thursday, Jan. 18

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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NBA on TNT to Unveil NBA All-Star 2018 Starters, Captains, Reserves & Newly Formatted Teams Over Series of Three Telecasts Starting Thursday, Jan. 18

NBA All-Star Starters & Captains to be Announced During Special One-Hour TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m.

TNT – the exclusive home for extensive live coverage of NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles – will reveal the All-Star Game starters, captains, reserves and newly formatted teams over a series of three telecasts during its TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader pregame coverage starting Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. ET.

Thursday's show - featuring the Sports Emmy Award-winning studio crew of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Kenny Smith - will unveil the All-Star Game starters, including the two captains, prior to TNT’s doubleheader coverage featuring the Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics at 7 p.m., and Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston Rockets at 9:30 p.m.

The network’s Players Only crew of Chris Webber, O’Neal, Isiah Thomas and Baron Davis will announce the reserves, as selected by NBA head coaches, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m., prior to the Cavaliers at Spurs at 8 p.m., and Celtics at Lakers at 10:30 p.m.

The newly formatted team rosters – selected by the All-Star starter from each conference who receives the most fan votes – will be revealed on Thursday, Jan. 25, during a one-hour edition of TNT NBA Tip-Off at 7 p.m. with Johnson, Barkley, O’Neal and Smith. Later that night, the network will feature the Washington Wizards at Oklahoma City Thunder at 8 p.m., followed by the Timberwolves at Golden State Warriors at 10:30 p.m.

The 67th All-Star Game will be played at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. on TNT.

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Thursday, Jan. 18

6 p.m. ET – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
NBA All-Star 2018 Starters & Captains

Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O’Neal

7 p.m. – Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics
Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Kevin McHale & Kristen Ledlow

9:30 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets
Marv Albert, Grant Hill & Ros Gold-Onwude

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal
Kevin Garnett & special guest in Area 21

Tuesday, Jan. 23

7 p.m. ET – Players Only Pregame Show presented by Autotrader
NBA All-Star Reserves

Chris Webber, O’Neal, Isiah Thomas & Baron Davis

8 p.m. ET – Cleveland Cavaliers vs. San Antonio Spurs
Greg Anthony, McHale, Richard Hamilton & Dennis Scott

10:30 p.m. – Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Brent Barry, Hill, Derek Fisher & Caron Butler

Players Only Postgame presented by KIA
Webber, O’Neal, Thomas & Davis
Garnett & special guest in Area 21

Thursday, Jan. 25

7 p.m. ET – TNT NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader
NBA All-Star Teams

Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

8 p.m. – Washington Wizards vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Harlan, Miller & Kristen Ledlow

10:30 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Golden State Warriors
Albert, Webber & Gold-Onwude

Postgame - Inside the NBA presented by Kia
Johnson, Barkley, Smith & O’Neal

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