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Does NBA League Pass include NBA All-Star 2021?

Team Durant faces Team LeBron in 2021's NBA All-Star Game, which is to take place at State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Sunday.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 12, 2021 Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets goes in for a layup against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game at Chase Center in San Francisco, California. - Brooklyn Nets

NBA All Star Game live online: Team LeBron vs Team Durant

State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, will be the venue for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday as teams captained by Kevin Durant and LeBron James go head to head in the 70th edition of the fixture, with tip-off scheduled for 8:00 pm ET.

Follow live the NBA Skills Challenge, three points and dunk contest

Team Durant and Team LeBron face off in NBA All-Star 2021

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Before then, the Skills Challenge will be held at 6:30 pm, with the 3-point Contest taking place right after that. The Slam Dunk Contest will be at half time of the All-Star Game.

Can I watch NBA All-Star 2021 live on NBA League Pass?

The answer to this question is that it depends on where you’re watching from.

US and Canada-based subscribers to League Pass, the NBA’s online platform which allows viewers to stream games live and on-demand, won't be able to use the service to watch All-Star 2021 as it happens.

However, international subscribers will be able to tune in live using League Pass.

Blackout restrictions in the US and Canada

Viewers in the US and Canada cannot use League Pass to watch All-Star 2021 live because of blackout restrictions, which occur when local or national networks in the countries have "certain exclusive rights to televise live games and content", the NBA says.

Subscribers can use their League Pass to listen live to the audio of blacked-out matches, which the NBA says "will be available for viewing after the game has concluded".

More information on blackout restrictions is available here.

Which channels are broadcasting All-Star 2021 in the US and Canada?

In the US, All-Star 2021 will be broadcast live on TNT and TBS. In Canada, the event will be on SNE, SNO, SNP and TSN.

NBA League Pass: more info

You’ll find the full lowdown on subscribing to NBA League Pass here.


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