NBA All-Star Game 2023 live stream: How to watch Team LeBron vs Team Giannis right now

(L, R) LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will lead their respective teams in the 2023 NBA All Star Game live stream
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It's time for a grand experiment when you watch the NBA All-Star Game live stream tonight. We've just had a live draft of the teams, and the starting lineups are below:

2023 NBA All-Star Game start time, channel

The NBA All-Star Game live stream is today (Sunday, Feb. 19) at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT.
But you'll probably want to watch the live All-Star draft, which starts an hour earlier, at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT.
Both will air on TNT nationally, which is available on Sling TV.

The teams were drafted by captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo right before the game begins. That's one way to make sure this NBA live stream will have the least cohesion possible.

Team LeBron's starter picks are: Joel Embiid, Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic and Nikola Jokic

Team Giannis' starter picks are: Jayson Tatum, Ja Morant, Donovan Mitchell and Lauri Markkanen

This live draft should prove interesting, and if the game's a hit, it feels like we'll have a new tradition on our hands.

Durant was an early favorite for captain status in fan voting, but he fell behind the Greek Freak. As for who will win? Well, as long as King James has been captain, his teams have never lost. 

In terms of NBA All-Star Game odds, DraftKings has Team LeBron is currently 3-point favorites to win. The moneyline has Team LeBron at -150 (bet $150 to win $100) and Team Giannis at +130 (bet $100 to win $130). Both of those lines have tightened since Friday.

How to watch NBA All-Star Game live streams from anywhere on Earth

On the road? You can watch the 2023 NBA All-Star Game live streams no matter where you go. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won't hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for. 

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NBA All-Star Game live streams in the US

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In the U.S., the NBA All-Star Game airs on TNT, tipping off at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT on Sunday (Feb. 19). The live draft begins an hour earlier.

If you've already cut the cord and don't have a cable package, you'll be able to get this game on Sling TV. While we love FuboTV for a lot of sports (it is one of our picks for the best streaming services), it doesn't have TNT. 

TNT is included in the $40 per month Sling Orange, which also has ESPN. Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV also gets TNT.

But when it comes to the best cable TV alternatives, we go with Sling here even though it doesn't have ABC (though you can get it with one of the best TV antennas), as ABC basketball games will be on ESPN3.

Sling TV:

Sling TV: You can get ESPN and TNT in the Sling Orange package. The 30-plus channels in the lineup include AMC, CNN, Food Network, AMC, Comedy Central, HGTV and many more.

NBA All-Star Game live streams in the UK

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British basketball fans get to watch the NBA All-Star Game live stream on Sky Sports, as Team Giannis vs Team LeBron will air on Sky Sports Main Event and Arena at 12:30 a.m. GMT on Monday (Feb. 20).

NBA All-Star Game live streams in Canada

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Hoops fans in Canada can catch NBA All-Star Game 2023 live streams on TSN. TSN3 will carry the game, with coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

NBA All-Star Game live streams in Australia

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Aussies will find NBA All-Star Game live streams on ESPN via Foxtel

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