India’s favourite YouTubers Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba attended the 66th NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans from February 17-19, 2017. The two are long-time NBA fans and their excitement was witnessed by their social media followers, where they shared fun moments from the star-studded weekend.
From sharing their fanboy moments while witnessing NBA champions like LeBron James, Stephen Curry hitting the court to watching the football star Ronaldinho meeting the NBA All-Stars, the AIB boys were beyond ecstatic!
The highlight of their trip was a quick chat with NBA & Golden State Warriors’ superstar Kevin Durant. The two witnessed Durant’s announcement about his upcoming India visit. Being huge fans of the player, the YouTubers took to their social media to express their excitement of the legend’s visit to the country.
Tanmay and Khamba shared hilarious short videos of their star-struck reactions of seeing their heroes, Curry, James Harden and Gordon Hayward to even Hollywood celebrities like Akon. Check out their Instagram accounts to enjoy the Indian flavour that they added to the weekend .
The two were seen enjoying watching the best of NBA talent engaging in skill competitions like the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, JBL Three-Point challenge, Verizon Slam Dunk Contest and the All-Star Game. Tanmay and Khamba uploaded pictures and videos on his Instagram and Snapchat accounts of the two being in absolute awe of the weekend festivities, that marks a celebration break in the NBA regular season.
The co-founders of AIB were thrilled to travel for the most star-studded, envious celebration of basketball in the world! NBA All-Star Weekend 2017 that also brought together Hollywood celebrities on court mid-season for the love of basketball.