2021 NBA All-Star Night Recap: All-Star Game, Skill Challenge, 3-Points Contest, & Slam Dunk Contest

Did you get to watch your favorite players showcase during the 2021 NBA All-Star night? Worry not, we will recap on the 2021 NBA All-Star events on March 7, 2020.  The events have taken place on All-Star night were the All-Star game, Skill Challenge, 3-points Contest, and Slam Dun Contest.  Due to the league decision for All-Star weekend on one night, you can’t step away from the All-Star event since tips off at 5 pm.

There is no Rising Star Challenge in 2021 NBA All-Star night because the event was reduced to one night. And Slam Dunk Contest final round decision was base on one dunk the participants allow.

Now let’s continue with the 2021 All-Star night recap.

2021 All-Star Skill Challenge

Participants for Skill Challenge

    • Robert Covington – Portland Trail Blazers
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    • Luka Doncic – Dallas Mavericks
    • Chris Paul – Phoenix Suns
    • Julius Randle – New York Knicks
    • Nikola Vucevic – Orlando Magic
    • Domantas Sabonis – Indiana Pacers

Skill Challenge is separated into three rounds (quarterfinals, semifinal, final).  Luka Donicic and Chris Paul will be in the semifinal round to face off the winner of the quarterfinals round.  Domantas Sabonis defeated Julius Randle in the quarterfinals, and Nikola Vucevic defeated Robert Covington.

Domantas Sabonis defeated Luka Doncic and Nikola Vucevic defeated Chris Paul in the semifinal round.

Sabonis defeated Vucevic in the final round to be the 2021 All-Star Skill Challenge Winner.

2021 All-Star 3-Point Contest

Participants for 3-Point Contest

    • Stephen Curry – Golden State Warrior
    • Mike Conley Jr. – Utah Jazz (replacement for Devin Booker due to injury)
    • Jayson Tatum – Boston Celtics
    • Zach LaVine – Chicago Bulls
    • Donovan Mitchell – Utah Jazz
    • Jaylen Brown – Boston Celtics
    • Devin Booker – Phonix Suns (Did not Participate due to knee injury)

3-Point Contest First Round

  • Curry – 31 Points
  • Conley Jr. – 28 Points
  • Tatum – 25 Points
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  • LaVine – 22 Points
  • Mitchell – 22 Points
  • Brown – 17 Points

3-Points Contest Final Round

  • Curry – 28 Points
  • Conley Jr. – 27 Points
  • Tatum – 17 Points

Stephen Curry became the winner of the 2021 3-Point Contest.

2021 All-Star Slam Dunk Contest


Anfernee Simons from Portland Trail Blazers won the 2021 Slam Dunk Contest.  He defeated Obi Toppin (New York Knicks) and Cassius Stanley (Indiana Pacers). This year’s All-Star events took on one night on March 7, 2021.  Slam Dunk Contest occurred during halftime, so the time for slam dunk contest was less than the previous year.  For the first round, three participants allow two dunks, and the two top scores continue for the final round.  The final round allows for one dunk, and the five judges will vote for their favorite dunk between the two participants.

Anefrnee Simons scored 95 points (46+49), Obi Toppin scored 94 (48+46), and Cassius Stanley scored 81 (44+37).  In the final round, Simons has crowned 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Winners after he won 3 votes from the 5 judges.

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2021 All-Star Game

Team LeBron Vs Team Durant

Team LeBron Starters

  • LeBron James (La Lakers Team Captain)
  • Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets)

Reserves Of The Team LeBron

  • Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics)
  • Paul George (La Clippers)
  • Chris Paul (Phoenix Suns)
  • Domantas Sabonis (Indiana Pacers)
  • Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz)

Team Lebron Head Coach:

  • Quin Snyder (Utah Jazz)

Team Durant Starters

  • Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets)
  • Kawhi Leonard (La Clippers)
  • Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards)
  • Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics) Elevated to starter due to Kevin Durant out

Reserves Of Team Durant

  • James Harden (Brooklyn Nets)
  • Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans)
  • Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns)
  • Zach LaVine (Chicago Bulls)
  • Julius Randle (New York Knicks)
  • Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz)
  • Nikola Vucevic (Orlando Magic)

Team Durant Head Coach

  • Doc River (Philadelphia 76ers)

All-Star Game Score

Team LeBron Won the 2021 All-Star Game with 170 – 150

  • Team LeBron 
    • 1st Quater – 40 Points
    • 2nd Quater – 60 Points
    • 3rd Quater – 46 Points
    • 4th Quater – 24 Points
    • Total Score – 170
  • Team Durant
  • 1st Quater – 39 Points
  • 2nd Quater – 41 Points
  • 3rd Quater – 45 Points
  • 4th Quater – 25 Points
  • Total Score – 150

Team LeBron’s ScoreBox

  • Giannis Antenokounmpo – 19 Min, 7 Rebs, 3 Ast, 35 Pt
  • LeBron James – 13 Min, 2 Rebs, 4 Ast, 4 Pt
  • Nikola Jokic – 19 Min, 7 Rebs, 4 Ast, 6 Pts
  • Luka Doncic – 32 Min, 3 Reb, 8 Ast, 8 Pt
  • Stephen Curry – 22 Min, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 28 Pt
  • Chris Paul – 31 Min, 8 Reb, 16 Ast, 6 Pt
  • Jaylen Brown – 26 Min, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 22 Pt
  • Paul George – 26 Min, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 17 Pt
  • Damian Lillard – 21 Min, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 32 Pt
  • Domantas Sabonis – 18 Min, 1 Reb
  • Rudy Gobert – 13 Min, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 10 Pt

Team Durant’s ScoreBox

  • Kawhi Leonard – 20 Min, 9 Reb, 8 Ast, 8 Pt
  • Jayson Tatum – 16 Min, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 21 Pt
  • Zion Williamson – 14 Min, 1 Reb, 0 Ast, 10 Pt
  • Kyrie Irving – 32 Min, 5 Reb, 12 Ast, 24 Pt
  • Bradley Beal – 31 Min 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 26 Pt
  • James Harden – 31 Min, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 21 Pt
  • Zach LaVine – 28 Min, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 13 Pt
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  • Donovan Mitchell – 28 Min, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 15 Pt
  • Julius Randle – 13 Min, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Pt
  • Nikola Vucevic – 13 Min, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Pt
  • Mike Conley Jr. – 12 Min, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Pt

2021 NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP)

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2021 All-Star MVP with a score of 35 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists.