All-Star Saturday adds team concept

Updated: December 20, 2012, 6:14 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NBA's All-Star Saturday night is adding a team component, with the Eastern and Western Conference competing for $500,000 in charity.

The conferences will earn points based on the results of the night's four events: the Shooting Stars, the Skills Challenge, the 3-point contest and the slam dunk contest.

The league said Thursday each conference will have a captain, who along with the NBA and sponsor State Farm, will designate the charities his team is playing for. The ...

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