For the All-Star Celebrity game, Actors, musicians and players of sports other than basketball are invited to play. Although not as good (qualitatively speaking), some celebrities really put on a show worth watching. After the game, people vote for an MVP via text messages and social media. This year, Kevin Hart was voted the All-Star Celebrity game MVP.
In the Slam Dunk contest, some of the youngest basketball players use creativity and skill to perform unusual dunks, thus impressing the crowd and then being scored. The best score someone can get is a 50. This year, Zach LaVine, of the Minnesota Timberwolves, won the Slam Dunk contest.
The main event is the NBA All-Star game. People vote for their favorite NBA players, and the ones with more votes play. The players are distributed into two teams: EAST and WEST. This year, history was made. Pau and Marc Gasol are former NBA players, and brothers. They come from Spain, and they played against each other in the NBA All-Star game. Also interesting both of them fought for the tip-off at the beginning of the game. This year, team WEST won the game and Russell Westbrook was awarded the NBA All-Star game MVP award, having made 41 points.