NBA All-Star Weekend 2013: No Rajon Rondo, but Kevin Garnett's in the building

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With Rajon Rondo out with a torn ACL, 2013 All-Star Weekend is all about KG in what could be his final event.

Rajon Rondo won't participate in the 2013 All-Star Game, despite being tabbed as a starter as he recovers from a torn ACL, but Kevin Garnett will carry the torch proudly in what could be his final All-Star Game to represent the Boston Celtics.

Garnett will make his 15th appearance in the mid-season classic, and according to the man himself, it may be his last. He'll participate in the game on Sunday at Toyota Center, but not before the earlier action tips off on Friday and Saturday with an exciting new East vs. West format.

The new format will feature the NBA's two conferences in four events on Saturday. The winning team will be the conference that has the most points at the end of All-Star Saturday night, with the winning squad getting a cash prize to donate to the charity of their choice.

Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers will captain the West while the Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade will lead the East.

Here's a breakdown of all of the TV coverage and schedule of events:

Friday, Feb. 15

All Times Eastern (ET)

10:30 a.m | BBVA Rising Stars Challenge Practice | NBA TV
Noon | Basketball Hall of Fame announcement | NBA TV
12:30 p.m. | NBA GameTime: All-Star interviews | NBA TV
1:30 p.m. | NBA All-Star Media Day Live Stream | NBA.com
5 p.m. | The Beat | NBA TV
6 p.m. | The Jump | NBA TV
7 p.m. | Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game | ESPN
9 p.m. | BBVA Rising Stars Challenge | TNT
11 p.m. | Inside The NBA | TNT
11:30 p.m. | NBA GameTime | NBA TV

Saturday, Feb. 16

All Times Eastern (ET)

Noon | East/West Practice & Player Interviews | NBA TV
3 p.m. | 2013 D-League All Star Game | NBA TV
-- D-League Dunk Contest at halftime
7 p.m. | Commissioner Stern news conference | NBA TV
7 p.m. | Open Court, All-Star | TNT
8 p.m. | TNT NBA Tip-Off | TNT
8:30 p.m. | NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by State Farm | TNT
-- 2013 Sears Shooting Stars (1st Event)
-- 2013 Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2nd Event)
-- 2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (3rd Event)
-- 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk (4th Event)
11 p.m. | TNT NBA Special | TNT
12 a.m. | NBA TV All-Star Weekend presented by Kia | NBA TV

Sunday, Feb. 17

All times Eastern (ET)

1 p.m. | Legends Brunch | NBA TV
5 p.m. | NBA GameTime All-Star | NBA TV
6 p.m. | Sprint Pregame Concert | NBA TV
7 p.m. | TNT NBA Tip-Off | TNT
8 p.m. | NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia | TNT
11 p.m. | Inside the NBA | NBA TV

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