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NBA All-Star Weekend Schedule: Three-Point, Slam Dunk Contests Part Of Festivities

Kevin Durant has had an exciting and busy NBA All Star Weekend. First he coached the Celebrity Game last night. Tonight he tries to win the three-point contest. Tomorrow comes the actual NBA All-Star Game. All in all, it’s clear the NBA wants to showcase one of its best overall players as much as possible.

You can catch Durant tonight as he takes on five others in the Three-Point Contest that’s part of a four event series during the Saturday swing of the schedule. The Slam Dunk contest is the most popular aspect and brings up the final leg of the quartet of events that also includes a Shooting Stars and Skills Challenge in the first two legs.

Here’s the complete list of events:
• All-Star East/West Practice & Player Interviews, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | NBA TV
• Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown, 12:30 p.m. | NBA TV
• 2012 NBA Development League All-Star Game presented by 26 Seconds, 1 p.m. | NBA TV
• Commissioner Stern news conference, 6 p.m. | NBA TV
NBA Tip-Off, 7 p.m. | TNT
NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by State Farm, 7:30 p.m. | TNT
- 2012 Haier Shooting Stars (1st Event)
- 2012 Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2nd Event)
- 2012 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (3rd Event)
- 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk (4th Event)
NBA TV All-Star Weekend Presented by Kia Motors, 10 p.m. | NBA TV