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

2010s

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

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

1990s

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 CBS1 Dick Stockton2 Hubie Brown Lesley Visser and James Brown Pat O'Brien

Notes

1980s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1989 CBS Dick Stockton3 Hubie Brown Pat O'Brien,4 Lesley Visser and James Brown
1988 CBS Dick Stockton Billy Cunningham5 Pat O'Brien6 and Lesley Visser
1987 CBS Dick Stockton Tom Heinsohn Pat O'Brien7 and Lesley Visser
1986 CBS8 Dick Stockton9 Tom Heinsohn1011 Pat O'Brien and Lesley Visser
1985 CBS Dick Stockton Tom Heinsohn Pat O'Brien12 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 Russell13 and Rod Hundley Gary Bender

1970s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1979 CBS14 Brent Musburger Steve Jones and John Havlicek Frank Glieber
1978 CBS15 Brent Musburger Keith Erickson Don Criqui
1977 CBS16 Brent Musburger Billy Cunningham Don Criqui
1976 CBS171819 Brent Musburger Mendy Rudolph Sonny Hill
1975 CBS Brent Musburger Oscar Robertson Jack Whitaker
1974 CBS Pat Summerall Rod Hundley and Elgin Baylor20
1973 ABC21 Chris Schenkel Bill Russell22 Keith Jackson23
1972 ABC Keith Jackson Bill Russell Dave Diles
1971 ABC Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman
1970 ABC Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman

1960s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1969 ABC24 Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman
1968 ABC25262728 Chris Schenkel Jack Twyman
196729 SNI Chick Hearn
1966 SNI Harry Caray30
1965 SNI Harry Caray Bill Sharman
1964 SNI31 Marty Glickman (first half)
Bud Blattner (second half)
Carl Braun (first half)
Ed Macauley (second half)
1963 SNI32 Chick Hearn Bud Blattner

1950s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1959 NBC33 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

Pregame coverage

Radio

2010s

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

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

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 Ramsay35
1996 ESPN Brent Musburger36 Jack Ramsay37
1995 NBA Joe McConnell Wes Unseld Glenn Ordway3839
1994 NBA Joe McConnell Bob Lanier40
1993 NBA Joe McConnell41 Bob Lanier
1992 NBA42 Marv Albert43 Bob Lanier Tom Hanneman
1991 PIA44 Joe McConnell Frank Layden Chet Coppock45
1990 ABC46 Fred Manfra47 Steve Jones and Earl Monroe48

1980s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1989 ABC Marv Albert349 Rod Hundley Fred Manfra50
1988 ABC Chick Hearn Johnny Most5152535455 Fred Manfra
1987 ABC56 Fred Manfra Rod Hundley
1986 ABC Fred Manfra Dave Barnett
1985 ABC Fred Manfra Oscar Robertson
1984 Mutual Tony Roberts
1983 Mutual57 Tony Roberts Tom Heinsohn58
1982 Syndication
1981 Syndication Joe Tait
198059 Mutual Tony Roberts Johnny Orr

1970s

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 Fleming60
1972 Syndication Chick Hearn Lynn Shackelford
1971 Syndication Chick Hearn Art Eckman
1970 Syndication Chick Hearn Andy Musser

1960s

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 KHJ61 Chick Hearn
1961
1960

1950s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1959 Syndication Don Dunphy62 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
195263 Liberty Marty Glickman Johnny Most
1951 Liberty Marty Glickman64 Hilliard Gates

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