The All-Star Game in the best league in the world will match LeBron James’s team against Kevin Durant’s team, who will not play due to injury. Here, everything you need to know.
After being suspended and reorganized amid the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA prepares to live a new edition of the All Star Game, the All-Star Game that matches the best players in the American league, this time in Atlanta.
Facundo Campazzo, at the Rising Stars Challenge
While the party that brings together the best freshmen and sophomores in the NBA It will not take place this time due to the limited schedule, the truth is that the Cordovan received the distinction that shows the great impact that he has already had since his arrival. A) Yes, emulated the footsteps of Emanuel Ginobili, Luis Scola and Andrés Nocioni, like the other three who received the distinction.
Luka vs. Paul: The Skill Contest Duel
The challenge consisting of a circuit that tests speed, ball control, passing precision and three-point shooting has to Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks) and Chris Paul (Phoenix Suns) as main attractions. In addition, they will participate Robert Covington (Portland Trail Blazers), Julius Randle (New York Knicks), Domantas Sabonis (Indiana Pacers) and Nikola Vucevic (Orlando Magic).
Obi Toppin, the rookie who wants to surprise everyone
The player of New York Knicks is presented as the main attraction for the dunk contest, a competition in which they will also participate Afernee Simons (Portland Trail Blazers) and Cassius Stanley (Indiana Pacers). Although the participation of Zion Williamson, finally declined the invitation.
Curry vs. the world: the participants of the 3-point contest
The base of Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry It appears as the main candidate to win the crown in 2021. Of course, it will not be easy at all against an impressive list of rivals: Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics) and Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz).
Team LeBron vs. Team Durant
The captains of both teams – the two players most voted by the people – will choose who will accompany them among all the players selected for the event. In Durant’s case, while he will not play because he is recovering from injury, he will retain his role as captain and select his team.
When and where to see the All Star Game
The match will take place on Sunday, March 7, at 22 in Argentina. It can be seen by ESPN Y NBA League Pass. However, since 20.30 you can see the triple and skill contests, while that of dunks will be at halftime of the game.