List of NBA All-Star Game broadcasters

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The following is a list of the television and radio networks and announcers that have broadcast the NBA All-Star Games throughout the years.

Television[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analyst(s)
2014 TNT Marv Albert Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller Craig Sager, David Aldridge, Grant Hill and Chris Webber Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal
2013 TNT Marv Albert Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Chris Webber and Shaquille O'Neal
2012 TNT Marv Albert Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Chris Webber and Shaquille O'Neal
2011 TNT Marv Albert Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Chris Webber and Kevin McHale
2010 TNT Marv Albert Doug Collins and Reggie Miller Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley
     Expected announcer, subject to change.

2000s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analyst(s)
2009 TNT Marv Albert Doug Collins and Reggie Miller Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith and Chris Webber
2008 TNT Marv Albert Doug Collins and Reggie Miller Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson
2007 TNT Marv Albert Doug Collins and Steve Kerr Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Magic Johnson and Reggie Miller
2006 TNT Marv Albert Doug Collins and Steve Kerr Craig Sager and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley, Magic Johnson and Reggie Miller
2005 TNT Marv Albert Doug Collins and Steve Kerr Craig Sager, Cheryl Miller and David Aldridge Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson
2004 TNT Marv Albert Mike Fratello and Doug Collins Craig Sager and Cheryl Miller Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson
2003 TNT Marv Albert Mike Fratello and Jeff Van Gundy Craig Sager and Cheryl Miller Ernie Johnson Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson
2002 NBC Marv Albert Bill Walton and Steve Jones Jim Gray and Lewis Johnson Ahmad Rashad Jayson Williams, Pat Croce and Mike Fratello
2001 NBC Marv Albert Doug Collins Jim Gray and Lewis Johnson Ahmad Rashad Kevin Johnson and P. J. Carlesimo
2000 NBC Bob Costas Doug Collins Ahmad Rashad and Jim Gray Hannah Storm Isiah Thomas and Peter Vescey

Notes[edit]

1990s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analyst(s)
1999 Game canceled due to the league's lockout
Game was to be broadcast on NBC with same announcer team as the 1998 game
1998 NBC Bob Costas Isiah Thomas and Bill Walton Ahmad Rashad and Jim Gray Hannah Storm John Salley and Peter Vescey
1997 NBC Marv Albert Matt Guokas and Bill Walton Ahmad Rashad and Jim Gray Bob Costas Julius Erving and Peter Vescey
1996 NBC Marv Albert Matt Guokas and Steve Jones Ahmad Rashad and Hannah Storm Bob Costas Julius Erving and Peter Vescey
1995 NBC Marv Albert Matt Guokas and Steve Jones Ahmad Rashad and Hannah Storm Bob Costas Julius Erving and Peter Vescey
1994 NBC Dick Enberg Steve Jones and Magic Johnson Ahmad Rashad and Hannah Storm Bob Costas Julius Erving
1993 NBC Dick Enberg Mike Fratello and Magic Johnson Ahmad Rashad and Hannah Storm Bob Costas Quinn Buckner
1992 NBC Dick Enberg Mike Fratello Ahmad Rashad Bob Costas Quinn Buckner
1991 NBC Bob Costas Mike Fratello Ahmad Rashad and Steve Jones Bob Costas Pat Riley
1990 CBS[1] Dick Stockton[2] Hubie Brown Lesley Visser and James Brown Pat O'Brien

Notes[edit]

1980s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1989 CBS Dick Stockton[3] Hubie Brown Pat O'Brien,[4] Lesley Visser and James Brown
1988 CBS Dick Stockton Billy Cunningham[5] Pat O'Brien[6] and Lesley Visser
1987 CBS Dick Stockton Tom Heinsohn Pat O'Brien[7] and Lesley Visser
1986 CBS[8] Dick Stockton[9] Tom Heinsohn[10][11] Pat O'Brien and Lesley Visser
1985 CBS Dick Stockton Tom Heinsohn Pat O'Brien[12] and Lesley Visser
1984 CBS Dick Stockton Tom Heinsohn Pat O'Brien and Lesley Visser
1983 CBS Dick Stockton Bill Russell Pat O'Brien, Brent Musburger and Kevin Loughery
1982 CBS Dick Stockton Bill Russell Brent Musburger and Kevin Loughery
1981 CBS Gary Bender Rick Barry and Bill Russell Brent Musburger and Rod Hundley
1980 CBS Brent Musburger Bill Russell[13] and Rod Hundley Gary Bender

1970s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1979 CBS[14] Brent Musburger Steve Jones and John Havlicek Frank Glieber
1978 CBS[15] Brent Musburger Keith Erickson Don Criqui
1977 CBS[16] Brent Musburger Billy Cunningham Don Criqui
1976 CBS[17][18][19] Brent Musburger Mendy Rudolph Sonny Hill
1975 CBS Brent Musburger Oscar Robertson Jack Whitaker
1974 CBS Pat Summerall Rod Hundley and Elgin Baylor[20]
1973 ABC[21] Chris Schenkel Bill Russell[22] Keith Jackson[23]
1972 ABC Keith Jackson Bill Russell Dave Diles
1971 ABC Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman
1970 ABC Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman

1960s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1969 ABC[24] Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman
1968 ABC[25][26][27][28] Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman
1967[29] SNI Chick Hearn
1966 SNI Harry Caray[30]
1965 SNI Harry Caray Bill Sharman
1964 SNI[31] Marty Glickman (first half)
Bud Blattner (second half)
Carl Braun (first half)
Ed Macauley (second half)
1963 SNI[32] Chick Hearn Bud Blattner

1950s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1959 NBC[33] Curt Gowdy
1958
1957 WPIX Bob Wolff Sonny Hertzberg and Jack McCarthy (in the studio)
1956 WPIX Bud Palmer Bob Wolff and Harry Wismer
1955
1954 WPIX Bud Palmer Jimmy Powers and Kevin Kennedy
1953
1952 WPIX Bud Palmer Jimmy Powers

Notes[edit]

Pregame coverage[edit]

Radio[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analyst(s)
2014 ESPN Kevin Calabro Jon Barry Marc Stein and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher P.J. Carlesimo
2013 ESPN Kevin Calabro Jack Ramsay Marc Stein and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Chris Mullin
2012 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Ric Bucher and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Will Perdue
2011 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Ric Bucher and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Will Perdue
2010 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Ric Bucher and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Will Perdue
     Expected announcer, subject to change.

2000s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s) Studio host Studio analyst(s)
2009 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Ric Bucher and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Will Perdue
2008 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Ric Bucher and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Will Perdue
2007 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Ric Bucher and Shelley Smith Marc Kestecher Will Perdue
2006 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay
2005 ESPN Jim Durham James Worthy
2004 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay
2003 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay Greg Anthony and Vinny Del Negro Doug Brown Kevin Loughery
2002 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay
2001 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay
2000 ESPN Jim Durham Jack Ramsay

1990s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1999 The game was cancelled due to a lockout.
1998 ESPN Brent Musburger Jack Ramsay
1997 ESPN Brent Musburger Jack Ramsay[35]
1996 ESPN Brent Musburger[36] Jack Ramsay[37]
1995 NBA Joe McConnell Wes Unseld Glenn Ordway[38][39]
1994 NBA Joe McConnell Bob Lanier[40]
1993 NBA Joe McConnell[41] Bob Lanier
1992 NBA[42] Marv Albert[43] Bob Lanier Tom Hanneman
1991 PIA[44] Joe McConnell Frank Layden Chet Coppock[45]
1990 ABC[46] Fred Manfra[47] Steve Jones and Earl Monroe[48]

1980s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1989 ABC Marv Albert[3][49] Rod Hundley Fred Manfra[50]
1988 ABC Chick Hearn Johnny Most[51][52][53][54][55] Fred Manfra
1987 ABC[56] Fred Manfra Rod Hundley
1986 ABC Fred Manfra Dave Barnett
1985 ABC Fred Manfra Oscar Robertson
1984 Mutual Tony Roberts
1983 Mutual[57] Tony Roberts Tom Heinsohn[58]
1982 Syndication
1981 Syndication Joe Tait
1980[59] Mutual Tony Roberts Johnny Orr

1970s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1979 Syndication Tony Roberts Hubie Brown
1978 Syndication Skip Caray Gene Peterson Bill Schonely
1977 Syndication Eddie Doucette Rod Hundley
1976 Syndication Bill Campbell Bill Schonely
1975 Syndication
1974 Syndication Marv Albert Bob Blackburn
1973 Mutual Jack Fleming[60]
1972 Syndication Chick Hearn Lynn Shackelford
1971 Syndication Chick Hearn Art Eckman
1970 Syndication Chick Hearn Andy Musser

1960s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1969 Syndication Chick Hearn Jim Karvellas
1968 AFRS Marv Albert
1967
1966 CBS Jerry Gross Jack Buck
1965 CBS Jerry Gross Jack Buck
1964 CBS Jerry Gross Jack Buck
1963 Syndication Jerry Gross Dolph Schayes
1962 KHJ[61] Chick Hearn
1961
1960

1950s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1959 Syndication Don Dunphy[62] Win Elliot
1958 AFRS
1957
1956
1955 Mutual Harry Wismer Art Gleeson
1954 WMGM (in New York)
WHDH (in Boston)
Marty Glickman
Johnny Most
Bert Lee, Jr.
1953 Syndication Marty Glickman Jim Gordon
1952[63] Liberty Marty Glickman Johnny Most
1951 Liberty Marty Glickman[64] Hilliard Gates

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