The first NBL All-Star Game was held in 1988 and was held every season until 1997. After a seven-year hiatus, the NBL revived the All-Star game for the 2004 NBL season and it was held every season until 2008. In 2012 it was announced that the All-Star game would return along with other events during December 2012.
The NBL All-Star Game has gone through multiple formats during it's time. The first ever game in 1988 was North Vs South. But since then the game has also been North Vs World, Australia Vs USA Stars, NBL Stars Vs Australia, West Vs East & Australia Vs World.