All-Star Saturday Open Thread

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Here's your thread to talk about the Saturday festivities and about Ryan Anderson soon-to-be three point contest triumph (right after Shooting Stars and the Skills Challenge, so 8:30, 9ish Central?)

A schedule for the day with times and TV listings:

All times Central (CT)

11 a.m. | East/West Practice & Player Interviews | NBA TV
2 p.m. | 2013 D-League All Star Game | NBA TV
D-League Dunk Contest at halftime
6 p.m. | Commissioner Stern news conference | NBA TV
6 p.m. | Open Court, All-Star | TNT
7 p.m. | TNT NBA Tip-Off | TNT
7:30 p.m. | NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by State Farm | TNT
2013 Sears Shooting Stars (1st Event)
2013 Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2nd Event)
2013 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (3rd Event)
2013 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest (4th Event)
10 p.m. | TNT NBA Special | TNT
11 p.m. | NBA TV All-Star Weekend presented by Kia | NBA TV

To get you in the mood, here's Anderson's career high 8 triple effort from late November:

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