2016-NBA-All Star Weekend Toronto-All informations needed for the weekend

The 2016 NBA All-Star weekend is upon as the best basketball players in the world head to the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The exhibition game takes place on Sunday night and will be televised nationally on TNT. The event begins Friday on Feb. 12 with the Rising Stars Challenge game which features first and second-year players squaring off an in exhibition. The game pits “Team World” versus “Team USA” in the exhibition. .

Team World
F Bojan Bogdanovic – Brooklyn Nets
F Clint Capela -Houston Rockets
F Mario Hezonja – Orlando Magic
F Trey Lyles – Utah Jazz
F Kristaps Porzingis – New York Knicks
F Dwight Powell – Dallas Mavericks
C Nikola Jokic – Denver Nuggets
G Emmanuel Mudiay – Denver Nuggets
G Raul Neto – Utah Jazz
G Andrew Wiggins – Minnesota Timberwolves

Team USA
G Jordan Clarkson – Los Angeles Lakers
G Rodney Hood – Utah Jazz
G Zach LaVine – Minnesota Timberwolves
G Elfrid Payton – Orlando Magic
G D’Angelo Russell – Los Angeles Lakers
G Marcus Smart – Boston Celtics
C/F Karl-Anthony Towns – Minnesota Timberwolves
C Jahlil Okafor – Philadelphia 76ers
F Jabari Parker – Milwaukee Bucks

Last year was the first time the NBA went with this format and Team World captured a 121-112 victory over Team USA as Andrew Wiggins captured the MVP.

Oddsmakers opened Team USA as a five-point favorite for this year’s event while the total is listed between 273 and 272.

The winners from the 2015 All-Star events are listed below:

Skills Challenge – Patrick Beverley
Three-Point Contest – Stephen Curry
Slam Dunk Contest – Zach LaVine

Odds to win 2016 Skills Challenge (2/13/16)
Isaiah Thomas (Celtics) 3/1
CJ McCollum (Blazers) 4/1
Draymond Green (Warriors) 4/1
Patrick Beverley (Rockets) OFF
Jordan Clarkson (Lakers) 6/1
Anthony Davis (Pelicans) 10/1
DeMarcus Cousins (Kings) 10/1
Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves) 15/1

Odds to win 2016 Three Point Contest (2/13/16)
Stephen Curry (Warriors) 6/5
Klay Thompson (Warriors) 7/2
Devin Booker (Suns) 5/1
JJ Redick (Clippers) 5/1
James Harden (Rockets) 10/1
Kyle Lowry (Raptors) 10/1
Khris Middleton (Bucks) 20/1
Chris Bosh (Heat) 50/1

Odds to win 2016 Slam Dunk Contest (2/13/16)
Zach LaVine (Timberwolves) 1/3
Aaron Gordon (Magic) 5/1
Will Barton (Nuggets) 5/1
Andre Drummond (Pistons) 12/1

The Western Conference dropped the Eastern Conference last season 163-158 at from Madison Square Garden from New York City. Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook captured the Most Valuable Player, becoming the third straight guard and fifth in the last six All-Star games to do so.

Eastern Conference All-Stars
G Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat
G Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
F LeBron James – Cleveland Cavaliers
F Paul George – Indiana Pacers
F Carmelo Anthony – New York Knicks

F/C Chris Bosh – Miami Heat
G John Wall – Washington Wizards
F Paul Millsap – Atlanta Hawks
G DeMar DeRozan – Toronto Raptors
C Andre Drummond – Detroit Pistons
G Isaiah Thomas – Boston Celtics
Pau Gasol – Chicago Bulls

Western Conference All-Stars
G Stephen Curry – Golden State Warriors
G Russell Westbrook – Oklahoma City Thunder
F Kobe Bryant – Los Angeles Lakers
F Kevin Durant – Oklahoma City Thunder
F Kawhi Leonard – San Antonio Spurs

G Chris Paul – Los Angeles Clippers
F/C LaMarcus Aldridge – San Antonio Spurs
G James Harden – Houston Rockets
F/C Anthony Davis – New Orleans Pelicans
C DeMarcus Cousins – Sacramento Kings
G Klay Thompson – Golden State Warriors
F Draymond Green – Golden State Warriors

Based on odds from Sportsbook.ag, they believe a Western Conference player will capture this year’s MVP award. For those buying the narrative that the host city will be represented with the MVP, they can place wagers with either Kyle Lowry (18/1) or DeMar DeRozan (25/1) from the Toronto Raptors.

Odds to win 2016 NBA All Star Game MVP (2/14/16)
Stephen Curry 4/1
Kobe Bryant 6/1
Russell Westbrook 6/1
Kevin Durant 15/2
LeBron James 17/2
James Harden 15/1
Kyle Lowry 18/1
John Wall 20/1
Klay Thompson 20/1
DeMar DeRozan 25/1
Kawhi Leonard 25/1
Paul George 25/1
Anthony Davis 30/1
DeMarcus Cousins 30/1
Draymond Green 30/1
Carmelo Anthony 40/1
Isaiah Thomas 40/1
Chris Bosh 50/1
Chris Paul 50/1
Dwyane Wade 50/1
LaMarcus Aldridge 50/1
Pau Gasol 60/1
Paul Millsap 75/1
Andre Drummond 100/1

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