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How to watch, what to watch for NBA All-Star Saturday night

We’ve got everything you need to know to get ready for NBA All-Star Saturday, including TV schedule and list of participants.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard reacts after making a shot and was fouled by the Miami Heat in the second half at Moda Center. Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

The second night of NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago is usually the most anticipated. NBA All-Star Saturday features three events, highlighted by the NBA Slam Dunk Contest to close things out. There are three events total: the Dunk Contest, Skills Competition and 3-Point Contest. Jayson Tatum will look to defend his title in the Skills Comp, while Joe Harris looks for another 3-point shootout win. Let’s take a look at the schedule and TV info for each event, including complete lists of participants.

NBA All-Star Saturday night (8 p.m. ET, TNT)

Taco Bell Skills Competition

The Skills Challenge is a way for players to showcase their talent through various obstacles. The even begins at 9 p.m. ET on TNT. Here’s the eight-player field:

Bam Adebayo, Heat
Patrick Beverley, Clippers
Spencer Dinwiddie, Nets
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder
Khris Middleton, Bucks
Domantas Sabonis, Pacers
Pascal Siakam, Raptors
Jayson Tatum, Celtics (reigning champion)

MTN Dew 3-Point Contest

The 3-point contest tests a players outside shooting prowess. There are a few changes to the format, highlighted here. The contest will begin immediately after the Skills Competition on TNT. Here is the field:

Davis Bertans, Wizards
Devonte’ Graham, Hornets
Joe Harris, Nets (defending champion)
Buddy Hield, Kings
Zach LaVine, Bulls
Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
Duncan Robinson, Heat
Trae Young, Hawks

AT&T Slam Dunk Contest

The event everyone has been waiting for! The dunk contest puts four players up against each other to see who can drive home the most impressive dunk. The contest will be immediately after the 3-point contest on TNT. Here are the participants:

Pat Connaughton, Bucks
Aaron Gordon, Magic
Dwight Howard, Lakers
Derrick Jones Jr., Heat