NBA G League Next Up Game to Debut at NBA All-Start 2023
By South Bay Lakers Staff /January 13, 2023
The NBA G League announced details for its first NBA G League Next Up Game, which will take place at NBA All-Star 2023 in Salt Lake City at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 12 p.m. PT live on NBA TV.
Twenty-four NBA G League players, including 10 selected by a fan vote, will compete in the Next Up Game. All NBA G League contract players currently on rosters and NBA Two-Way players who have played in at least four NBA G League games this year are eligible to be selected. Fans can vote for their favorite NBA G League players on NBAGLeague.com/vote. Voting opens on Friday, Jan. 13 at 6:00 a.m. PT and closes Friday, Feb. 3 at 8:59 p.m. PT.
The remaining 14 players will be selected by the NBA G League and will include members of NBA G League Ignite and at least one member of the Salt Lake City Stars, the G League affiliate of the Utah Jazz.
The player who receives the most fan votes will captain one team while a player from NBA G League Ignite will helm the other, with each captain drafting their 12-man roster. NBA G League head coaches will lead the squads and be joined by celebrity assistant coaches. The 24-player field, 12-man rosters and the coaching staffs will be announced before the draft.
Fans can click here to purchase tickets for the NBA G League Next Up Game, and download the new NBA App for the latest NBA All-Star 2023 content, including premier benefits and fan rewards offered through NBA ID, the league’s new membership program. The NBA Events App and NBAEvents.com are available as on-the-ground resources for everything related to NBA All-Star 2023, providing fans with the most up-to-date information on event schedules, tickets and exclusive experiences.