The NBA's All-Star festivities arrive all in one night in 2021, with State Farm Arena in Atlanta playing host to the basketball world. The 2021 All-Star Game will take place at 8:00 p.m. ET but, before tip-off, the Skills Challenge will take place alongside the 3-point Contest at 6:30 p.m. ET. As always, there is an intriguing field in play for the Skills Challenge, including five 2021 All-Star selections. Luka Doncic is the favorite at William Hill Sportsbook at +225, followed by Chris Paul (+250) and Domantas Sabonis (+500).
Before making any 2021 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge picks, you'll want to see what elite NBA expert Mike Barner has to say.
A respected NBA Fantasy expert, both season-long and daily, Barner's work has appeared in Sports Illustrated and on Yahoo, RotoWire and KFFL. He's also been featured on ESPN Radio. Barner digs deep into the data, examining team trends and projecting game outcomes.
Barner's expertise has been on full display lately. He is on an amazing 35-23 run in against-the-spread picks, returning over $950 to $100 players! Anyone who has followed him is WAY up.
Now he has analyzed the 2021 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge Contest from all angles and is delivering his picks for SportsLine. We can tell you Barner is fading Sabonis, as the Indiana Pacers big man was a finalist in 2020 and isn't priced with value.
However, he's identified a trend that makes one player a must-back and also has one long-shot to consider! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any picks of your own.
So who wins the 2021 NBA Skills Challenge? And which players should you fade? ... Join SportsLine right now to get Sunday's 2021 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge pick, all from the SportsLine expert on 35-23 heater in the NBA!