MAKE FRIENDS: Players are getting a free Disneyland ticket, as the NBA gets a free game in its annual All-Star weekend.
The NBA announced Thursday that the NBA All-Stars and Golden State Warriors will play in the All-Time Classic on the West Coast, which begins Friday at Disneyland park in Anaheim, California.
Players can redeem their ticket in-person at the Disneyland park.
Tickets to the All in the Family celebration will go on sale April 10 at 10 a.m.
PT and will be available for purchase online at the Walt Disney World Resort website.
The Warriors’ All-star game, which will air live from the Anaheim Convention Center on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, will be followed by the All In the Family game, in which the NBA’s All-stars will compete in a doubleheader of games, with the Warriors hosting the Golden State Hornets and the Warriors against the Orlando Magic.
The game will be streamed on ESPNU.
Tickets will be sold online at Disney California Adventure Parks and California Adventure Events.
Tickets will be required for admission to all events, including the All Star game and All-in the Family.
The All-state team will be honored on Friday, with each player earning a personalized All-America jersey.
The first-place Golden State Golden State Thunder, with its 13 All-State selections, will play against the second-place Portland Trail Blazers in the game’s final game, a game featuring the All State Game’s All Star Game winner.
The Trail Blazers will face the All Stars for the third time in the history of the Allstars.
The second-placed Portland Trail Blazers, with 11 All-Southwest selections, face the third-place Dallas Mavericks, which earned its first All-West selections since 2003.
The third-placed Dallas Mavericks and the third place Cleveland Cavaliers, who won the All Division titles last year, will face each other in the final game of the championship series.
The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Mavericks 111-105 on Saturday night in Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Trail Blazers defeated the Clippers 109-97 on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals in Portland.
The Golden State Trail Blazers, with 10 All-Americans, beat the Mavericks 113-100 on Sunday.
The Portland Trailblazers defeated the Trailblaze 102-93 on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, to win the championship.