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Hot NBA Talk: It's a wrap! NBA All-Star Weekend was lots of fun. On Friday, the Rising Stars Game MVP went to Miles Bridges... On Saturday, Bam Adebayo won the Skills Challenge competition, Buddy Hield won the NBA Three-point contest and Derrick Jones Jr. edged Aaron Gordon in the Slam Dunk contest... On Sunday, Team LeBron won the NBA All-Star Game 157-155. Kawhi Leonard won the NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant MVP Award / Updated February 17, 2020

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2020 NBA All-Star Weekend
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Saturday, Feb. 15
- Skills Challenge
- Three-point Shootout
- Slam Dunk Contest
Sunday, Feb. 16
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