NBA All-Star Game 2020: TV Schedule for Reserves Reveal and Predicting Top Snubs

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - DECEMBER 06: Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics celebrates with Jayson Tatum #0 after scoring against the Denver Nuggets during the second half at TD Garden on December 06, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeat the Nuggets 108-95. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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The first 10 seats at the 2019-20 NBA All-Star table have been taken.

For the second straight season, Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James will serve as All-Star captains for their respective conferences. Those and the other eight spots were revealed Thursday and decided by a combination of fan, player and media voting.

While the conference affiliation doesn’t affect the makeup of Team Giannis and Team LeBron—rosters that will be drafted live Feb. 6 on TNT—it did determine the starting player pool.

We’ll refresh those rosters and lay out the scheduling particulars, we’ll predict the top players who will be snubbed when the coaches select the 14 All-Star reserves.


2020 NBA All-Star Schedule Info

All-Star Reserves Revealed

When: Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. ET



All-Star Draft Show

When: Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. ET



All-Star Game

When: Sunday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. ET

Where: United Center in Chicago



2020 NBA All-Star Game Starters

Eastern Conference

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks (captain)

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers

Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors

Kemba Walker, Boston Celtics

Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks


Western Conference

LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers (captain)

Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers

Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks

James Harden, Houston Rockets

Kawhi Leonard, Los Angeles Clippers


Predicting Top All-Star Snubs

East: Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics

Our crystal ball says coaches won’t grant the Celtics more than two All-Star spots. With Kemba Walker already occupying one, that leaves either Jayson Tatum or Jaylen Brown on the chopping block.

Their stat lines are remarkably similar, but Tatum is the more known commodity and carries

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