NBA All-Star 2020 – Expert picks for dunk contest, Rising Stars, All-Star Game

All-Star Weekend 2020 is nearly here. Which stars are taking home the hardware?

Will Aaron Gordon finally break through for his first dunk contest title, or will Dwight Howard turn back the clock and channel his inner Superman? Will Giannis Antetokounmpo exact his revenge on LeBron James and captain the winning squad in Sunday night’s game?

From the Rising Stars all the way through the All-Star Game, our NBA experts are running through their picks for the festivities taking over Chicago.

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Rising Stars picks: Winner and MVP

Malika Andrews

Kevin Arnovitz

Jerry Bembry

Tim Bontemps

Nick DePaula

Team USA

MVP: Zion Williamson

Nick Friedell

Andrew Han

Chris Herring

Team World

MVP: Zion Williamson

Baxter Holmes

Andrew Lopez

Tim MacMahon

Jackie MacMullan

Team USA

MVP: Zion Williamson

Bobby Marks

Dave McMenamin

Team USA

MVP: Zion Williamson

Kevin Pelton

Omar Raja

Jorge Sedano

Ramona Shelburne

Team World

MVP: Luka Doncic

André Snellings

Marc Spears

Team USA

MVP: Zion Williamson

Eric Woodyard

Royce Young

Ohm Youngmisuk

Team USA

MVP: Zion Williamson

Results:

Winner: Team USA (18 votes), Team World (5)

Rising Stars MVP: Ja Morant (7 votes), Zion Williamson (7), Trae Young (4), Luka Doncic (2), RJ Barrett (1), Kendrick Nunn (1), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (1)

All-Star Saturday picks: Slam dunk, 3-point, skills contests

Malika Andrews

Kevin Arnovitz

Jerry Bembry

Tim Bontemps

Nick DePaula

Nick Friedell

Skills: Jayson Tatum

3s: Duncan Robinson

Dunks: Derrick Jones Jr.

Andrew Han

Chris Herring

Baxter Holmes

Andrew Lopez

Tim MacMahon

Jackie MacMullan

Bobby Marks

Dave McMenamin

Kevin Pelton

Omar Raja

Jorge Sedano

Ramona Shelburne

André Snellings

Skills: Jayson Tatum

3s: Buddy Hield

Dunks: Derrick Jones Jr.

Marc Spears

Skills: Jayson Tatum

3s: Trae Young

Dunks: Aaron Gordon

Eric Woodyard

Skills: Jayson Tatum

3s: Trae Young

Dunks: Aaron Gordon

Royce Young

Skills: Patrick Beverley

3s: Buddy Hield

Dunks: Aaron Gordon

Ohm Youngmisuk

Results:

Skills contest: Spencer Dinwiddie (8 votes), Jayson Tatum (7), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (4), Patrick Beverley (2), Domantas Sabonis (1), Pascal Siakam (1).

3-point contest: Duncan Robinson (7), Davis Bertans (4), Joe Harris (4), Buddy Hield (4), Trae Young (3), Devin Booker (1).

Dunk contest: Aaron Gordon (12 votes), Derrick Jones Jr. (9), Pat Connaughton (2)

NBA All-Star Game picks: Winner and MVP

Malika Andrews

Kevin Arnovitz

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Jerry Bembry

Tim Bontemps

Nick DePaula

Team LeBron

MVP: LeBron James

Nick Friedell

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Andrew Han

Team LeBron

MVP: LeBron James

Chris Herring

Team LeBron

MVP: LeBron James

Baxter Holmes

Team LeBron

MVP: Luka Doncic

Andrew Lopez

Team LeBron

MVP: Luka Doncic

Tim MacMahon

Jackie MacMullan

Bobby Marks

Team Giannis

MVP: Pascal Siakam

Dave McMenamin

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Kevin Pelton

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Omar Raja

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Jorge Sedano

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Ramona Shelburne

André Snellings

Marc Spears

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Eric Woodyard

Royce Young

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Ohm Youngmisuk

Team LeBron

MVP: Anthony Davis

Results:

Winner: Team LeBron (16 votes), Team Giannis (7)

All-Star Game MVP: Anthony Davis (10 votes), Giannis Antetokounmpo (5), LeBron James (3), Luka Doncic (2), James Harden (1), Donovan Mitchell (1), Pascal Siakam (1).

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