Grammy Award winners Burna Boy and Tems are set to headline the 2023 NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show. Also, rapper/singer Rema will perform during the Afrobeats-themed set.
Following the performance, LeBron James will be honored for becoming the league’s all-time scoring leader, breaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record that stood for 38 years. James, along with Giannis Antetokounmpo are Team Captains for the All-Star Game.
Before the start of the game, pop superstar Post Malone, a current resident of Utah, is slated to perform several of his biggest hits after the first-ever in-arena NBA All-Star Draft takes place. Fast X star Vin Diesel will welcome fans into the arena and introduce the NBA All-Stars.
Grammy Award-nominated artist Jewel, a native of Payson, Utah will sing the U.S. national anthem, and JUNO Award-winning artist Jully Black will sing the Canadian national anthem for the NBA All-Star Game.
Additionally Utah vocal group The Bonner Family will perform the U.S. national anthem before the 2023 Jordan Rising Stars, w on Friday, Feb. 17 at 9 p.m. ET on TNT. The group will also perform the U.S. national anthem and the Black national anthem, “Lift Every Voice,” at the NBA HBCU Classic presented by AT&T, which will tip off on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. ET on TNT, ESPN2, and NBA TV.
The 72nd NBA All-Star Game will tip off at 8:30 p.m. ET at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City and air on TNT.