ESPN Radio will nationally broadcast the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Game. This marks the 17th straight year that ESPN Radio will have events through the All-Star game, which lead up to the broadcast of the annual game. The game will be broadcast this Sunday, February 17th at 7:30pm EST. The game will be called by Kevin Calabro. He will be joined by analyst and NBA Hall of Famer Dr. Jack Ramsay. Marc Kestecher will join the team live from ESPN’s studios. He will be joined by NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin, ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein, and reporter Shelley Smith.
Coverage of this weekend’s All-Star Game starts Friday with a broadcast of First Take live from Houston at 10am. ESPN Radio’s SVP and Rusillo will also broadcast live. The pair will broadcast live at 1pm this Friday. It will also simulcast on ESPNNEWS. Both shows will broadcast from the House of Blues in Houston. Along with the live broadcast, Ryen Rusillo will also participate in the 2013 All-Star Celebrity Game live from the George R. Brown Convention Center. He and ESPN commentator Bruce Bowen will be among many other celebrities taking part in the game. Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder) and James Harden (Houston Rockets) will serve as special coaches for the event. Mark Jones will provide commentary for the game and will be joined by analyst Jon Barry and reporter Chris Broussard. Audiences can catch the game via ESPN Mobile TV and online at WatchESPN. Audiences with tablets and smart phones can catch the game with the WatchESPN app.
ESPN.com will have even more content through the weekend including live chats and grades for all events related to the NBA All-Star Game. TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott will also present TrueHoop TV content all weekend. A full schedule of events from ESPN Radio and ESPN International is available below.
ESPN Radio’s 2013 NBA All-Star schedule
|Fri., Feb. 15||BBVA Rising Stars Challenge||9 p.m.|
|Sat., Feb. 16||Meet the All-Stars||6 p.m.|
|NBA All-Star Saturday Night:
The Sears Shooting Stars
The Taco Bell Skills Challenge
The Foot Locker Three-Point Contest
The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest
|Sun., Feb. 17||2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Game||7:30 p.m.|
ESPN International All-Star coverage
NBA All-Star Celebrity Game: Live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Friday at 7pm EST
Rising Stars Challenge: Live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Friday at 9pm EST
NBA All-Star Saturday Night: Live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Saturday at 8:30pm EST.
NBA All-Star Game: Live on Pac-Rim, Brazil, Atlantic, Caribbean and UK, Sunday at 8pm EST
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