SAN ANTONIO — The NBA All Star Game will feature a jersey battle Saturday night, but the winner will receive a new uniform, with no changes to the jersey worn at the game.
The league announced the matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat at the Alamodome on Saturday night.
The two teams are tied for the most points in the NBA, having a combined record of 27-1.
The Heat, though, have been a much more consistent team, winning five of their last seven games.
The Mavs have been on a four-game winning streak, and their record is a season-best 4-6.
“We’re excited about this,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said.
“I think that will give us a little bit of a boost going into the game.”
The NBA All Stars will be announced at 7 p.m.
ET, on TNT.
It will be broadcast live on NBA TV.
The game will also feature the NBA’s two national television networks.
It is the first time the NBA All stars have been played in Las Vegas since the 2003 All Star game.
The league also announced the two teams will alternate their jerseys at the games.NBA All-Stars are expected to play in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday night.