NBA All Star Weekend

NBA All Star Weekend

Max Donnelly, Writer

 

The starting rosters for the all-star game are set for Sunday, March 7 in Atlanta Georgia. The two captions are Lebron James and Kevin Durant. The rest of the west team is Stephan Curry, Nicola Jokic, Kawhi Lenard, and Luca Donic. The rest of the team for the east with Kevin Durant is Giannis Antetokoumpo, Joel Embid, Kyrie Irving, and Bradley Beal. The NBA Dunk Contest will be held at halftime of the All-Star game. The three-point contest and skills challenge will be held right before the game.

 

Last year team Lebron won by 2 points. The winner of last years skill contest was Bam Adebayo and the winner of last year 3 point competition was Buddy Hield and the winner of last years dunk contest was Derrick Jones Jr. 76’ers coach Doc Rivers will be coaching team Durant and Utah’s Snyder will be coaching team Lebron.

 

The bench players for the Eastern Conference are Jaylen Brown, James Harden, Zach Lavine, Julius Randle, Ben Simmons, Jason Tatum, and Nikola Vucevic. The bench players for the Western Conference are Anthony Davis, Paul George, Rudy Gobert, Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, Chris Paul, and Zion Williamson. Anthony Davis is hurt so Devin Booker is replacing him. Jaylen Brown, Zach Lavine, Julius Randle, and Zion Williamson are making their first all-star appearances.