The NBA's All-Star Weekend gets underway Friday night with the Celebrity Game and the Rising Stars Challenge. There will be a heavy Atlanta Hawks influence at this year's event. Second year guard Dennis Schröder gets things started on Friday as he will compete for the World Team in the Rising Stars Challenge. Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Kenny Atkinson will be the head coach of the World Team.
The WNBA's Atlanta Dream will also be represented on Friday as Shoni Schimmel is scheduled to take part in the Celebrity Game. You can read a preview of both events here.
Friday, February 13
Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game - 7:00 pm ET (ESPN)
BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge - 9:00 pm ET (TNT)