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Bennett will perform at halftime of the NBA Rising Stars game on Friday, Feb. 14, while Common will share "a moving narrative about what basketball means to the city" before tip-off at the All-Star Game. Chaka Khan, who's also a Chicagoan, is scheduled to sing the national anthem for the Feb. 16 game.
For the game itself, players will honor Kobe and Gianna by wearing their respective jersey numbers. Team LeBron will wear Gianna's No. 2 while Team Giannis will wear Kobe's No. 24. The game will air on TNT at 8 p.m. ET.
The 2020 NBA All-Star game will pay tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant 🙏
💜 Team LeBron will wear No. 2 and Team Giannis will wear No. 24, their jersey numbers.
💛 Both teams will wear patches with 9 stars, representing those who lost their lives in the helicopter crash. pic.twitter.com/mgOCPpqJ65
The NBA previously announced a new set of rules for the All-Star game that will pay tribute to Kobe.