TORONTO – Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado once sang about “Big Hoops.” On Sunday, she’ll be singing alongside them as she performs the Canadian national anthem before the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto.
Ne-Yo will perform the U.S. national anthem at the event at the Air Canada Centre.
The 65th NBA All-Star Game coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. ET on TNT in the U.S. and on Sportsnet ONE and TSN in Canada.
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Montreal acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil will perform before the player introductions and Sting will headline the halftime show that night.
All-star organizers have also announced that American pop-rockers Walk the Moon will perform prior to the Verizon Slam Dunk contest during State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.
That event will tip off at 8 p.m. ET on TNT in the U.S. and on Sportsnet ONE and TSN from Air Canada Centre.