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NBA All-Star Game 2021 live score, updates, highlights from Team LeBron vs. Team Durant

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Are you all ready for NBA All-Star Weekend? Let’s call it all-star night.

Instead of holding their typical all-star events over several days, the league crammed everything into one evening. On Sunday, the best players from across the NBA will go to the ground at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The skill competitions and the all-star game take place within a few hours.

Sporting News is following live scoring updates and highlights from the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, as well as the Skills Challenge, 3-Point Contest, and Slam Dunk Contest. Follow here to keep up with the all-star action.

NBA ALL-STAR 2021: Full line-up for Team LeBron vs. Team Durant

NBA All-Star Game 2021 Live Score, Updates, Highlights

(All times east)

3-point competition

7:50 pm – On the buzzer. . . Bang! Stephen Curry hits the final ball of money to beat Mike Conley by one point. Curry is now a two-time 3-point champion.

7:40 pm – Stephen Curry blows away the rest of the field with a performance of 31 points. In the finals he will meet Mike Conley (28) and Jayson Tatum (25).

19:30 o’clock – The competition’s 3-point ranking by three shooters: Jayson Tatum (25), Zach LaVine (22) and Jaylen Brown (17). Next up are Mike Conley, Stephen Curry, and Donovan Mitchell.

7:25 pm – Somebody has to tell Jaylen Brown that there are no 4 point games in this competition.

Skills Challenge

7:05 pm – After finishing second last year, Domantas Sabonis won the Skills Challenge trophy.

“I wanted to make sure I did it this time,” said Sabonis.

19 o’clock – It’s a big final round. Domantas Sabonis and Nikola Vucevic defeat Skills Challenge favorites Chris Paul and Luka Doncic.

6:55 pm – And off we go. Domantas Sabonis defeated Julius Randle in the first matchup of the evening. Nikola Vucevic then eliminated Robert Covington to advance to the next round.

NBA All-Star Game Start Time

Time: 8 p.m. ETTV channel: TNTLive broadcast: Check out TNT

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game begins on Sunday, March 7th at 8 p.m. ET. The slam dunk competition serves as halftime entertainment for those watching the all-star game.

Time (ET)
event
5:00 p.m. NBA All-Star Tipoff Show 6:30 p.m. Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest 8:00 p.m. All-Star Game TBD Slam Dunk Contest (halftime of All-Star Game)

NBA All-Star rosters 2021

TO UPDATE: The NBA announced on Sunday that Team Durant’s Joel Embiid and Team LeBron’s Ben Simmons had been banned from the All-Star game under health and safety protocols. Zion Williamson will take Embiid’s place on the starting grid for Team Durant.

Team LeBron

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1. Giannis Antetokounmpo * Bucks 2. Stephen Curry * Warriors 3. Luka Doncic * Mavericks 4. Nikola Jokic * Nuggets 5. Damian Lillard Trail Blazer 6. Ben Simmons 76ers 7. Chris Paul Suns 8. Jaylen Brown Celtics 9. Paul George Clippers 10. Domantas Sabonis Pacers 11. Rudy Gobert Jazz

* All-Star Starter

Team Durant

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1. Kyrie Irving * Nets 2. Joel Embiid * 76ers 3. Kawhi Leonard * Clippers 4. Bradley Beal * Wizard 5. Jayson Tatum ** Celtics 6. James Harden Nets 7. Devin Booker *** Suns 8. Zion Williamson Pelicans 9 Zach LaVine Bulls 10th Julius Randle Knicks 11th Nikola Vucevic Magic 12th Donovan Mitchell Jazz – Mike Conley *** Jazz

* All-Star Starter
** Tatum to starter with Durant out (thigh injury)
*** Conley named replacement with Booker out (knee injury)

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Melinda Martin