NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show: Rihanna, Kanye West Hit The Stage At Staples Center

Just like the Super Bowl, it’s the halftime show that has everyone abuzz at the NBA All-Star Game. This year, after a “rousing” pregame performance by Lenny Kravitz and a classic performance of the American National Anthem from Josh Groban, the NBA will take got a bit more pop for the halftime show, enlisting Rihanna. But wait, there’s more. Kanye West is reportedly hopping into the mix, perhaps crashing Rihanna’s party. It’d only be fitting.

Forget Kobe Bryant dropping bombs, Chris Paul dishing-out dimes or LeBron James dunking, it’s all about Kanye tonight. The NBA knows how to put on a show, at least from a talent standpoint. The NBA's goal has been to turn All-Star Weekend into a place to see and be seen, attracting some of the biggest celebrities around. The halftime show, featuring two prominent artists, continues that trend as the league shows off in its biggest weekend of the year.

Which would you take? The NBA Halftime show or the Super Bowl halftime show? The Black Eyed Peas broke out one of the weirdest productions we’ve seen in a long time at Super Bowl XLV, leaving many shaking their heads. The NBA, however, went with some serious star-power and looks to be the hands-down winner. Now, if only Groban joined in on the fun, reading some Kanye West tweets.

We’ll be back later with the video and a full review of the NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show. For more on the game, check out our StoryStream. For wall-to-wall coverage of all the action, be sure to check out SB Nation’s NBA All-Star Game StoryStream.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.