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2021 All-Star Showcase Game Day Thread

Enjoy the 2021 NBA All-Star Game with the Blazer’s Edge community.

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The 2021 NBA All-Star Game is here and Damian Lillard is set to take the floor with Team LeBron. Outside of Lillard’s presence in the main event, Robert Covington and Anfernee Simons will also participate in events at the showcase. Covington, a 30-year-old forward out of Tennessee State University, is going to hit the floor in the skills competition. Simons, a high-flying guard out of IMG Academy, headlines a three-man field in the dunk competition.

Sunday, March 7 - 3:30 p.m. PT*
How to Watch on TV: TNT
Notable Injuries and Substitutions: Kevin Durant (out), Anthony Davis (out), Devin Booker (out), Joel Embiid (out), Ben Simmons (out), Domantas Sabonis (in), Mike Conley (in)
*Approximate start time of the skills competition. That is the first of two pre-game events. The actual start time for the All-Star Game is set for 5:00 p.m. PT.

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