Is everyone ready for NBA All-Star weekend? Well, let’s call it All-Star night.
Instead of holding their own typical All-Star events over several days, the league consolidated everything into one evening. On Sunday, the best players around the NBA will take place over the course of a few hours at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta with skills competitions and the All-Star Game.
Now that the contestants have been revealed for each event, there is a pause of this year’s All-Star celebration.
NBA All-Star 2021: Full lineup for slam dunk competition, 3-point competition
NBA All-Star Schedule 2021
TNT’s all-star telecast airs Sundays at 5 pm ET, followed by the Kaushal Challenge and a 3-point contest. The slam dunk competition will serve as entertainment for all-star game watchers.
Sunday, March 7
|Time (ET)||The competition|
|At 5 pm||NBA All-Star Tipoff Show|
|6:30 pm||Skill challenge and 3-point competition|
|At 8 o’clock||All-star game|
|Tbd||Slam Dunk Contest (halftime of the All-Star Game)|
NBA slam dunk contest participants 2021
There are three players competing in two rounds in the slam dunk competition. Each player attempts two Duck Epsies in the first round, then the two highest scorers advance to the final round. The remaining players then plunge one by one to determine the winner. The first round drawers will be scored by five judges on a scale of 6-10, raising the minimum score to 30 and the maximum score to 50. In the final round, Judge will choose a winner by picking up a card with the name of Dunker.
Led by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Dominican Wilkins of Five Past #ATTSlamDunk The champions will serve as judges. Wilkins (1985 and 1990 champions) will join Dee Brown (1991), Jason Richardson (2002 and 2003), Josh Smith (2005) and Spud Webb (1986). #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/af499yes5H
– NBA (@NBA) 2 March, 2021
Here are the participants of the 2021 Slam Dunk Contest:
|Efferni Simmons||trail Blazers|
|Cassius Stanley||Fast bowlers|
NBA 3-point contest participants 2021
The six 3-point contests will shoot participants at five regular spots along the arc, four racks of four regular balls (one point) and one money ball (two points), and a special rack of five money balls. Players can choose their favorite spots for the money ball rack.
The two “MTN DEW zones” will sit 6 feet behind the 3-point line. Each field has a green ball worth three points. With the addition of these areas, the NBA has increased the time limit from 60 seconds to 70 seconds and a maximum score of 34 points to 40 points.
The competition is separated by two rounds, with the three highest-scoring players from the first round reaching the finals. The player who gets the most points in the final round will be crowned the winner.
Here are the 2021 3-point contest participants:
|Jaylen Brown||The celtics|
|Jason Tottom||The celtics|
NBA skills challenge participants 2021
The skill challenge puts six players through an obstacle course that tests their dribbling, passing, and shooting abilities. Players will compete against each other in three rounds. The player who completes each individual matchup in advance the fastest time for the next round, leading to one final round for the Skill Challenge trophy.
Here are the 2021 skills challenge participants:
|Robert covington||trail Blazers|
|Domantas Sabonis||Fast bowlers|