What channel is the NBA G League Next Up Game on? Time, TV schedule, rosters for 2024 All-Star event

The G League Next Up Game is back for a second season after debuting at the 2023 All-Star weekend.

Twenty-eight NBA G League players will comprise four different teams that will compete in two semifinal games. The winner of each semifinal will then meet in the title game to determine the event’s champion.

Last year, Team Luka (named for its captain, Luka Garza) and Team Scoot (Scoot Henderson) squared off in a singular game. Team Luka defeated Team Scoot, 178-162, behind a 27-point performance from Sharife Cooper of the Cleveland Charge. 

A revised format promises even more exploits in Year 2 of the competition, which once again touts some of the top young talent in the G League. The Sporting News has you covered with everything you need to know about this year’s G League Next Up Game. 

What channel is the G League Next Up Game on?

  • TV channel: NBA TV
  • Live streams: Sling

The 2024 G League Next Up Game will air live on NBA TV. 

Fans will have a variety of different options to stream the G League Next Up Game. The game will stream live on nbagleague.com, the G League app, the NBA app and the G League’s YouTube channel.

On top of that, fans can stream the game on Sling. Sling is the home for the avid sports fans, offering a range of sports channels so you an always cheer for your favorite teams with channels like ESPN, TBS, TNT, NFL Network, FS1 and more.

G League Next Up Game start time

  • Date: Sunday, Feb. 18
  • Time: 1:30 p.m. ET

The G League Next Up Game will tip off around 1:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 18. The game will be played at G League Park in NBA Crossover at the Indiana Convention Center as a part of the NBA’s All-Star weekend festivities in Indianapolis, Indiana.

G League Next Up Game rosters 2024

The four teams are run by four GMs, each of who are prominent faces in the NBA entertainment space. 

The rosters for each team are listed below. 

Team Giraffe Stars

  • GM: Kris London
Player Team
Matas Buzelis G League Ignite
Collin Gillespie Grand Rapids Gold
Roy Holland G League Ignite
Keyontae Johnson Oklahoma City Blue
Kenneth Lofton Jr.  Delaware Blue Coats
Kyle Mangas Indiana Mad Ants
Jermaine Samuels Rio Grande Valley Vipers
Quinndary Weatherspoon South Bay Lakers

Team EYL

  • GM: Troy Mullings and Rashad Bilal, Earn Your Leisure
Player Team
Ashton Hagans Rip City Remix
Dink Pate G League Ignite
Trevelin Queen Osceola Magic
Babacar Sane G League Ignite
Ethan Thompson Mexico City Capitanes
Oscar Tshiebwe Indiana Mad Ants
Alondes Williams Sioux Falls Skyforce

Team BallIsLife

  • GM: Austin Mills, Ballislife.com 
Player Team
Izan Almansa G League Ignite
Emoni Bates Cleveland Charge
JD Davison Maine Celtics
Kevon Harris Osceola Magic
Javan Johnson Santa Cruz Warriors
London Johnson G League Ignite
Skal Labissiere Stockton Kings

Team Strictly

  • GM: Joe Doerrer and Nolan Newberg, StrictlyBBall
Player Team
Dominick Barlow Austin Spurs
Darius Bazley Delaware Blue Coats
Thierry Darlan G League Ignite
Luka Garza Iowa Wolvers
Markquis Nowell Raptors 905
Tyler Smith G League Ignite
Cole Swider Sioux Falls Skyforce
Isaiah Wong Indiana Mad Ants


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