2021 NBA All-Star Week: Schedule, events, participants

Logan Newman
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NBA All-Star Week is right around the corner. The NBA on Tuesday announced the participants for the events, which will include the 3-point shootout, dunk contest and skills challenge with a slightly different schedule than usual.

The All-Star break begins on March 5 and goes through March 10.

Here is the schedule. Beneath you can find participants for each event, including the All-Star game itself.

NBA All-Star Events: March 7 (all times Eastern)

  • 5 p.m.: TNT coverage begins

  • 6:30 p.m.: Skills events begin

    • First will be the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, followed by the MTN DEW 3-Point Contest

  • 8 p.m.: All-Star Game

    • Halftime during All-Star Game: AT&T Slam Dunk Contest

Skills Challenge

  • Robert Covington, Portland Trail Blazers

  • Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks

  • Chris Paul, Phoenix Suns

  • Julius Randle, New York Knicks

  • Domantas Sabonis, Indiana Pacers

  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic

Note: Every participant except Covington is an All-Star.

3-Point Shootout

  • Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns

  • Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics

  • Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors

  • Zach LaVine, Chicago Bulls

  • Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz

  • Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics

Note: Every 3-point participant is an All-Star.

Dunk Contest

  • Anfernee Simons, Portland Trail Blazers

  • Cassius Stanley, Indiana Pacers

  • Obi Toppin, New York Knicks

All-Star Game

The draft for Team LeBron and Team Durant will take place on March 4 at 8 p.m. on TNT.

Western Conference

  • Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (replacement for Anthony Davis)

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (starter)

  • Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (starter)

  • Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George

  • Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert

  • Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (starter)

  • Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (starter)

  • Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (starter)

  • Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard

  • Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell

  • Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul

  • New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson

Eastern Conference

  • Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (starter)

  • Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (starter)

  • Boston Celtics wing Jaylen Brown

  • Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (starter)

  • Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving (starter)

  • Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine

  • New York Knicks forward Julius Randle

  • Indiana Pacers big Domantas Sabonis (replacement for Kevin Durant)

  • Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons

  • Boston Celtics wing Jayson Tatum (starter in place of Durant)

  • Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic

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