|By Marketwired .||
|February 7, 2014 10:00 AM EST||
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/14 -- The best basketball players in the world are getting ready to gather in New Orleans to take part in the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend this February 14-16.
The weekend has a full schedule of events for fans to enjoy, including the All-Star Celebrity Game, and the three-point and slam dunk contests. It culminates with the 2014 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 16, at New Orleans Arena.
"In my opinion, the NBA has the best All-Star festivities of any of the major professional sports leagues," said Tim Fraser, sports specialist for TicketNetwork.com. "Each event over the weekend is different, but each gives fans the opportunity to see players showing off their incredible talents."
Tickets listed on TicketNetwork.com for Sunday night's game have so far sold for an average $781, which is down nearly 24% over last season's All-Star Game in Houston.
For fans looking to take part in the All-Star experience at a lower price, tickets listed for the NBA Rising Stars Challenge, which features the best young players in the league, have sold for an average of $50. The game takes place on Friday, February 14, at 8 p.m. EST at New Orleans Arena.
Following the All-Star Weekend, the NBA regular season will resume its regular season schedule on February 18, and will run through April 16, 2014.
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