There will be two Boston Celtics represented at 2012 NBA All-Star weekend: Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo. Pierce was selected to the East All-Stars for the game originally while Rondo was a late add after Atlanta's Joe Johnson pulled out of the game with an injury.
Here's a rundown of the NBA All-Star events this weekend:
Friday, Feb. 24
Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (7 p.m., TV: TNT)
This year's players include celebrities from film, TV and music and will feature Grammy Award-winner Ne-Yo(R&B/pop); Common (Just Wright); JB Smoove ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"); Vinny Guadagnino ("Jersey Shore"); Kevin Hart (Laugh At My Pain); Javier Colon ("The Voice"); Drew and Jonathan Scott ("Property Brothers"); Jesse Williams ("Grey's Anatomy"); NBA Legends Mitch Richmond (six-time NBA All-Star), Penny Hardaway (four-time NBA All-Star), and Nick Anderson (NBA legend); 2011 WNBA MVP Tamika Catchings(WNBA, Indiana Fever); and Doug Gottlieb (ESPN, "The Doug Gottlieb Show").
BBVA Rising Stars Challenge (9 p.m., TV: TNT)
Saturday, Feb. 25
NBA D-League All-Star Game (2 p.m., TV: NBA TV)
NBA All-Star Saturday Night (8:30 p.m., TV: TNT)
- 2012 Haier Shooting Stars (1st Event)
- 2012 Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2nd Event)
- 2012 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (3rd Event)
- 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk (4th Event)
Sunday, Feb. 26
NBA All-Star Game (7:37 tip-off, TV: TNT)