NBA All-Star Weekend

When is the 2024 NBA slam dunk contest? Participants, how to watch, more

Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown could be suiting up for the event.

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One of the most-hyped events of the NBA season is approaching: the dunk contest.

With the 2024 All-Star Weekend on the horizon, participants have been revealed to help set the stage for a night of dunks to rock the crowd.

Though the event hasn't always lived up to the occasion in recent years, it's still one that routinely grabs fans' attentions.

Here's what to know about the 2024 NBA dunk contest:

When is the 2024 NBA dunk contest?

The dunk contest will take place on Saturday, Feb. 17. It's typically the last event of the night, which will include the skills challenge, 3-point contest and, for the first time, a Stephen Curry versus Sabrina Ionescu 3-point battle.

What time is the 2024 NBA dunk contest?

There typically is no exact start time for the contest, though it's usually the last event of the night.

Who is participating in the 2024 NBA dunk contest?

Four players will participate this year: defending champion Mac McClung (G League), Jaime Jaquez Jr. (Miami Heat), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics) and Jacob Toppin (New York Knicks).

How to watch the 2024 NBA dunk contest

The dunk contest will be broadcast on TNT. It will also be available to stream on

When is the 2024 NBA All-Star Game?

The main event of the weekend, the All-Star Game, will occur on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT in Indianapolis, Ind.

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