The 2011 NBA All-Star Game itself is not until Sunday night (8 p.m. ET, TNT), but the All-Star Weekend festivities are already well underway. Following is a schedule of televised events.
All-Star Celebrity Game (7 p.m.m ESPN) -- A slightly ridiculous game involving celebs who think they have game.
Rookie Challenge (9 p.m. , TNT) -- NBA rookies face second-year players. New Jersey's Derrick Favors and New York's Landry Fields will play for the rookies.
D League All-Star Game (5 p.m. ET, NBA TV) -- Development League All-Stars showcase why they deserve shots to get back into the NBA.
3-Point Contest (TNT, following the Skills Challenge) -- Ray Allen and Paul Pierce (Celtics), Kevin Durant (Thunder), Daniel Gibson (Cavaliers), James Jones (Heat) and Dorell Wright (Golden State) will participate.
Dunk Contest (TNT, following the 3-Point Contest) -- High-flying Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers is the main attraction in this event. He will be challenged by DeMar DeRozan (Raptors), Serge Ibaka (Thunder) and JaVale McGee (Wizards).