NEW YORK — NBA All-Star Voting 2021 offered by AT&T, the official 5G wi-fi community of the NBA, will tip off tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 28 at midday ET and conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET, giving followers the chance to vote for the NBA All-Star starters. Discussions surrounding a possible NBA All-Star Recreation are ongoing.
All through the voting interval, followers could submit one full poll every day by way of the NBA App and NBA.com, in addition to vote for as much as 10 distinctive gamers per day on Twitter. All present NBA gamers might be obtainable for choice. 5 “2-for-1 Days” will permit followers to have their votes rely twice on Jan. 30, Feb. 2, Feb. 4, Feb. 13 and Feb. 16 by Twitter, NBA.com and the NBA App voting platforms. All “2-for-1 Days” might be designated from midnight ET – 11:59 p.m. ET.
NBA gamers and media will be a part of followers in choosing the NBA All-Star starters. Followers will account for 50 p.c of the vote, whereas all present gamers and a media panel will account for 25 p.c every. Gamers and media will have the ability to full one poll, that includes three frontcourt gamers and two guards from each the Japanese Convention and the Western Convention.
In any case votes are tallied, gamers might be ranked in every convention by place (guard and frontcourt) inside every of the three voting teams – fan votes, participant votes and media votes. Every participant’s rating might be calculated by averaging his weighted rank from the fan votes, the participant votes and the media votes. The 2 guards and three frontcourt gamers with one of the best rating in every convention might be named NBA All-Star starters. Fan voting will function the tiebreaker for gamers ready group with the identical rating.
Fan voting updates might be shared on Thursday, Feb. Four and Thursday, Feb. 11. TNT will reveal this season’s NBA All-Star starters the night of Thursday, Feb. 18 throughout TNT NBA Tip-Off offered by CarMax. TNT may also announce the NBA All-Star reserves, as chosen by NBA head coaches, the night of Tuesday, Feb. 23.
How Followers Can Vote:
- NBA.com voting web page at vote.NBA.com: Fill out one full poll per day (per day is outlined as as soon as each 24 hours) on vote.NBA.com from a desktop or cell browser. Followers can choose as much as two guards and three frontcourt gamers from every convention when selecting starters.
- NBA App: Entry the poll and vote by the NBA App, which is obtainable on Android and iOS. Followers can fill out one full poll per day by choosing as much as two guards and three frontcourt gamers from every convention when selecting starters.
- Twitter: Tweet, retweet or reply with a hashtag of an NBA participant’s first and final identify (#FirstNameLastName) or Twitter deal with, together with the hashtag #NBAAllStar. Every tweet could embrace just one participant’s identify or deal with. Followers could vote for 10 distinctive gamers per day from Jan. 28 – Feb. 16.
In regards to the NBA
The NBA is a worldwide sports activities and media enterprise constructed round 4 skilled sports activities leagues: the Nationwide Basketball Affiliation, the Ladies’s Nationwide Basketball Affiliation, the NBA G League and the NBA 2K League. The NBA has established a serious worldwide presence with video games and programming obtainable in 215 nations and territories in additional than 50 languages, and merchandise on the market in additional than 100,000 shops in 100 nations on six continents. NBA rosters in the beginning of the 2020-21 season featured 107 worldwide gamers from 41 nations. NBA Digital’s belongings embrace NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Move. The NBA has created one of many largest social media communities on the planet, with 1.9 billion likes and followers globally throughout all league, workforce, and participant platforms. By way of NBA Cares, the league addresses vital social points by working with internationally acknowledged youth-serving organizations that help schooling, youth and household growth, and health-related causes.
AT&T and the NBA: An Modern Partnership:
Since AT&T’s partnership with the NBA started, AT&T has been bringing the ability of 5G to varied occasions and activations throughout the nation. In 2020, AT&T deployed its AT&T 5G HoloVision expertise throughout the 2020 NBA Convention Finals and NBA Draft, and introduced 5G to NBA All-Star for the primary time, together with at NBA Crossover and by way of the AT&T 5G Courtside Cam which shared distinctive, dwell digicam angles straight from the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest as a part of State Farm NBA All-Star Saturday Night time. AT&T and the NBA had been the primary to broadcast knowledgeable sports activities occasion in 5G on the 2019 MGM Resorts NBA Summer season League. AT&T additionally beforehand labored with Turner and the NBA throughout the 2019 NBA Tip-Off broadcast to ship digital side-by-side entry to TNT’s broadcast of by a volumetric 3D expertise powered by AT&T 5G.
AT&T is the Official 5G Wi-fi Community of the NBA and the WNBA.
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