The National Basketball Association has been holding its annual NBA All Star Game since 1951. The event features the top players in professional American basketball, as voted by fans, competing in an exciting and one of a kind East vs. West exhibition game. The All Star Game aims to honor the league's top players and satisfy loyal NBA fans by showcasing the greatest talent in the league in one exciting contest.
The NBA All Star Game is part of a larger spectacle known as All Star Weekend. All Star Weekend includes the game itself, as well as various exhibition games and competitions played over the span of three days. Among these, are the highly anticipated NBA All Star Celebrity Game, Jam Session and Rookie Challenge.