The All-Stars have been revealed, but we won’t know until Thursday night who will play for which team as All-Star captains LeBron James and Kevin Durant team up to draft their squads for the NBA All-Star Game 2021. Durant won’t play in the game due to injury, but the Brooklyn Nets star is still expected to play a pivotal role in shaping the game as he and James will pick the rosters for this year’s game live at the television.

Thursday’s show will air on DTT through your TV provider. If you don’t have cable and live in New England, you can watch the game for free by signing up to fuboTVwhich offers a free trial.

NBA All-Star Game 2021 Player Draft (Thursday, March 4)

Start time: 8 p.m. EST

TV channel: DTT(String finder: Comcast Xfinity, Verizon Fios, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV, Plate, AT&T U Verse, fuboTV, Sling.)

Direct: DTT | fuboTV – If you have cable and live in the New England TV market, you can use your login credentials to watch via DTT on mobile and WiFi-enabled devices. If you don’t have cable, you can watch the game via fuboTV (if you live in the market).

All-Star Game 2021 Roster: Full Player Pool


  • LeBron James, Lakers
  • Kevin Durant, Nets (will not play due to injury)

All-Star starters

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks
  • Bradley Beal, Wizards
  • Stephen Curry, Warriors
  • Luka Doncic, Mavericks
  • Joel Embiid, 76ers
  • Kyrie Irving, nets
  • Nikola Jokic, Nuggets
  • Kawhi Leonard, Clippers
  • Jayson Tatum, Celtics (replacing Durant as a starter)

All-Star Reserves

  • Devin Booker, Suns
  • Jaylen Brown, Celtics
  • Anthony Davis, Lakers (injured)
  • Paul George, Clippers
  • Rudy Gobert, Jazz
  • James Harden, nets
  • Zach Lavine, Bulls
  • Damian Lillard, Blazers
  • Donovan Mitchell, Nuggets
  • Chris Paul, Suns
  • Julian Randle, Knicks
  • Domantas Sabonis, Pacers
  • Ben Simmons, 76ers
  • Nikola Vucevic, Magic
  • Zion Williamson, Pelicans

More coverage via The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant will be out during the All-Star break with a hamstring injury, sidelining the Brooklyn Nets star from a game he was selected to serve as captain.

Indiana’s Domantas Sabonis was picked by NBA commissioner Adam Silver to replace Durant, with Boston’s Jayson Tatum elevated to the starting lineup for the March 7 game in Atlanta.

The Nets said Friday that after a routine follow-up MRI on Durant’s left hamstring, it was determined he needed additional recovery time.

This ends the first half of his impressive comeback from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. He is averaging 29 points and 7.3 rebounds.

But he was limited to just 19 games and missed nine of the last 10, first for health and safety protocol reasons and then for hamstrings.

It also means the Nets will have Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden on the court together for just six full games before the All-Star break.

Durant has missed Brooklyn’s last six games. The Nets, who have won eight straight, have three more games before the break.

The Nets said the latest footage provided a clearer picture of the hamstrings, adding they would be confident Durant would return to full strength after the extra recovery time. He will continue to undergo rehabilitation and will be reassessed after the break.

Durant was the top vote-getter in the Eastern Conference. It made him the captain of one of the All-Star Game teams, and he has to select a team against LeBron James next Thursday. There was no immediate decision on whether the draft plans would be changed.

Sabonis is posting career-high averages of 21.5 points and 5.7 assists while ranking fifth in the NBA with 11.7 rebounds per game.