PIX11 celebrates NBA All Star Week in New York with special coverage Feb. 8-15

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PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, turns up the celebration of NBA All Star Week with special coverage giving viewers insider access to the action on and off the court as the region readies for the All Star Game. From Sunday, February 8th through Sunday, February 15th PIX11 News will be THE destination for NBA All Star Week with extensive exclusive coverage in New York.

In addition to the PIX11 News team of anchors and reporters, radio personality Angie Martinez, “the Voice of New York,” and host of “The Angie Martinez Show” on New York’s Power 105.1 will join PIX11 News for the week as a special All Star Ambassador covering  the celebrations, the celebrities and the special events.

PIX11 News will feature interviews with Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark, NBA stars Horace Grant, Tiny Archibald and Ron Harper, Isaiah Briscoe- the #1 high school senior prospect who hails from New Jersey, legendary street ballers Black Jack Ryan and Richard “PeeWee” Kirkland and the Harlem Globetrotters.

PIX11 News’ extensive coverage of All Star Week will also have live segments from the All Star Food Truck in Times Square, the NBA House Preview, the NBA House Open at Brooklyn’s Paramount Theater, the Rising Stars Challenge Practice at LIU Brooklyn, the Slam Dunk Showdown at Skylight at Moynihan Station, the Sprint Celebrity Game at Madison Square Garden, the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at Barclays Center, the All Star Party at Hammerstein Ballroom, the SoulCycle NBA Bike Ride at Barclays Center, All Star Media Day, the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night at the Barclays Center, the Bravest and Finest Game at the Barclays Center and the Sprint Pre Game Concert at Hammerstein Ballroom.

A special hashtag, #PIXALLSTAR has been created so viewers can follow all of the coverage socially, which will be aggregated at pix11.com/allstar

“PIX11 is New York’s All Star station…home of the NY Mets, the NY Yankees and the Barclays Center studio; we are relentlessly focused on delivering the best news coverage, sports and entertainment to our viewers and clients.  We are the only station to turn to for complete coverage of the hottest events on and off the courts during All Star Week, and with Angie Martinez coming to PIX11 News as our All Star Ambassador, viewers will have an inside look at the celebrations and the celebrities in the city,” said Rich Graziano, President/GM, PIX11.  “Our commitment to New York sports and to the Barclays Center is clear as we dominate coverage of All Star Week.”