NBA All-Star weekend is here! Getting together with my friends to watch the All-Star events has become an annual tradition, so I am looking forward to watching and hopefully winning some money this weekend. Let’s take a look at the odds and make some predictions…
My pick: Famous Los +700
While the defending MVP Quavo looks good on paper, I’m going with my guy FL. He said he was going to get buckets tonight, so leggo! On a side note, if<span> </span><a href="https://thebiglead.com/tag/ray-allen/" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-weight: 600; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 18px; vertical-align: baseline; text-decoration: none; color: rgb(21, 122, 175);">Ray Allen</a><span> </span>decides to play for real, he’d probably smoke everyone, but usually the NBA guys let the celebrities enjoy their one shot at this.
Rising Stars Challenge odds:
My Pick: World +3
The World roster is just so filthy. Like my man<span> </span><a href="https://thebiglead.com/tag/lauri-markkanen/" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-weight: 600; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; font-size: 18px; vertical-align: baseline; text-decoration: none; color: rgb(21, 122, 175);">Lauri Markkanen</a><span> </span>said, “we trying to go 3-peat!”
Skills Challenge participants and odds:
While the three-point and dunk contests are the more popular individual events, don’t forget about the Skills Challenge.
My Pick: Luka Doncic +400
This was a tough call. At first, I was feeling the Joker, but then I thought about how he was just too slow to win this thing. Trae Young was my second pick to win it all, so I might sprinkle a little on him to hedge. While I love Fox and his speed, I don’t trust his shot. Maybe he clanks that final three?
You have to be a solid ball-handler, passer, and shooter if you want to win this contest, and Doncic possesses all those traits.
Three-point contest participants and odds:
My Pick: Joe Harris +700
I wanted to say “wet like I’m Book” (Drake) so badly, but Harris’ odds are too sweet to pass up here. Harris ranks second in NBA 3-point percentage, coming in at 47.1%, and shoots 47.6% on catch and shoot 3’s.
Slam Dunk Contest participants and odds:
My Pick: Dennis Smith Jr. +200
NBA All Star game odds:
My Pick: Team Giannis +6
This is going to be a tight one until the end. While Team LeBron participant’s fight it out to impress their possible future teammate, look for Steph Curry to put on a show for his hometown.
MVP: Steph Curry +700