New York’s going to be in full-on party mode every night during this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend. That means it’ll be full of opportunities for you to rub shoulders with some of the best players in the game. Here’s a comprehensive list of the after-hours events where you’ll find them.
Thursday, Feb. 12
The weekend starts off fairly low-key. James Harden will be a special guest at the launch of Bloomingdale’s and GQ Magazine’s NBA Collection launch. Style experts will be on hand for personal consultations. Festivities begin at 5 p.m.
For a toned-down encounter with John Wall, head to Macy’s Herald Square for an All-Star Weekend meet and greet starting at 6:30 p.m.
Kevin Durant is taking over Madison Square Park with Kanye West for the first-annual Roc City Classic. The event begins at 6 p.m., with a concert at 8 p.m. It’s a free, but ticketed, event.
Friday, Feb. 13
You’ll be able to find John Wall at Liberty Theater nightclub for Rick Ross’s Birthday Bash. It tips off at 9 p.m.
DeMarcus Cousins will also be hosting Rick Ross’ Birthday Bash at Liberty Theater.
Allen Iverson helps Fabolous kick off All-Star weekend at The Griffin at 10 p.m.
Lance Stephenson and Kemba Walker will be with French Montana and the Coke Boys at Club Lust in Brooklyn. Word of warning: it’s a strip club, too. Party starts at 10 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 14
Rick Ross hosts his All-Star Takeover of the Gilded Lily Monarch Room with Danny Green and DJ Envy. Doors open at 10 p.m.
Get in the Valentine’s Day mood with former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal, who will be spinning a DJ set at 1Oak. (Seriously).
Tyreke Evans and Lance Stephenson will be hosting Club Lit in Queens for an All-Star Weekend after party. Doors open at 10 p.m.
Sunday Feb. 15
Shake off your hangover at the 40z & Waffles brunch hosted by Danny Green in the 404 NYC building. Celebrity Chef Jerome Brown starts serving at 1 p.m. And yes, 40-ounce beers are on the menu, in case you were wondering.
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