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TNT Will Air NBA All-Star Game’s Fourth Quarter Ad-Free in New Format Honoring Kobe Bryant Jennifer Hudson to Perform Kobe Bryant Tribute at the NBA All-Star Game
Rhonda Reese | 15 February, 2020, 00:24

Jennifer Hudson has been tapped to open the 69th annual NBA All-Star game on Sunday at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Additional details weren't made available, and the nature of Hudson's tribute is seemingly being kept under wraps. Common will address the crowd prior to the game with a narrative about basketball and Chicago, Chicago's own Chaka Khan will perform the national anthem, and Tenille Arts will sing "O Canada".

On Friday night, the Celebrity All-Star Game will commence after the Chicago Children's Choir sings the pre-game national anthem.

In addition to the All Star jerseys, the NBA has also revealed that the leagues rookie and sophomores competing in the NBA Rising Stars game, will all wear jersey patches featuring the Nos.

In total, there are a record 19 worldwide players from 15 countries participating in NBA Rising Stars, State Farm All-Star Saturday Night and/or the 69 NBA All-Star Game.

Derrick Jones during the math contest. Image UsaToday
Derrick Jones during the math contest. Image UsaToday

The Rising stars game will see first and second year players go head to head, with one team made up of ten first and second year players from the U.S., while the other team will feature ten first and second year global talents. Getting in for the popular dunk and three-point contest Saturday might set you back $500.

Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash January 26 in California.

TNT's All-Star Game coverage will include a Los Angeles Lakers-themed tribute to Bryant within the virtual shot clock, which will display a combination of gold and purple accents at 24 seconds and eight seconds remaining on the clock during the fourth quarter, in honor of Bryant's 8 and 24 jersey numbers.

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