Superstars like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Steph Curry, and Kevin Durant will descend upon Los Angeles for the big event—but this time they won’t battle for Eastern or Western Conference supremacy.
The new format has the All-Star teams split like a street ball battle, with Team LeBron going up against Team Stephen. The new format—and the big stars in the game—has the All-Star Game as one of the hottest sports tickets of the season.
Ticket prices have reflected the buzz of the game—which features five players who were Los Angeles high school stars, including Klay Thompson, Russell Westbrook, DeMar DeRozan, Paul George, and Harden—with the median price for the matchup going for around $2,500 (as of Monday). Amazingly, that’s a 200 percent increase from the game last year. Take a look in-depth at how hot this ticket has become in this cool infographic from Vivid Seats.
Defense will be at a minimum as these athletic stars show off what they can do.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 All-Star Game.