The fun and festivities from Chicago continued on All-Star Saturday Night, with the Skills Challenge, the Three-point Contest and the Slam Dunk contest taking centre stage at the United Center.
Here's a summary of the best from all three events:
Taco Bell Skills Challenge
Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo is your 2020 Skills Challenge champion after taking down Indiana Pacers big man Domantas Sabonis.
Bam Adebayo defeats Domantas Sabonis in the Finals to win the #TacoBellSkills challenge! #NBAAllStar- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
WATCH #StateFarmSaturday on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/jLtuRx0wSl
Adebayo became the first Heat player to win the Skills Challenge since Dwyane Wade in 2007.
Adebayo stunned Pascal Siakam in the second round, knocking down the triple on the second try to advance, while Sabonis got the edge on Middleton to make it an all big man final.
Bam Adebayo and Domantas Sabonis advance to meet in the #TacoBellSkills challenge Finals!#StateFarmSaturday on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/jtPmW2NpKf- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
|Spencer Dinwiddie||Jayson Tatum|
|Shai Gilgeous-Alexander||Pascal Siakam|
|Khris Middleton||Domantas Sabonis|
|Patrick Beverley||Bam Adebayo|
MTN Dew Three-point Contest
From the field of eight, Suns' Devin Booker (27) , Kings' Buddy Hield (27) and Wizards' Davis Bertans (26) advanced to the final round.
In the final round, Hield edged out Booker's 26-point tally with the help of his last shot.
Buddy Hield hits 4 out of 5 money balls on his final rack, including the dramatic final shot to WIN the #MtnDew3pt contest with a score of 27! #NBAAllStar #SacramentoProud #StateFarmSaturday on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/8lfhZz8NWo- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
|Duncan Robinson||Miami Heat||43.8%|
|Davis Bertans||Washington Wizards||42.4%|
|Joe Harris||Brooklyn Nets||40.8%|
|Trae Young||Atlanta Hawks||36.9%|
|Devonte' Graham||Charlotte Hornets||37.4%|
|Buddy Hield||Sacramento Kings||38.5%|
|Devin Booker||Phoenix Suns||35.8%|
|Zach LaVine||Chicago Bulls||35.8|
AT&T Slam Dunk Contest
Final round - After both Jones Jr. and Gordon recorded 50-point dunks thrice, the former won the title with a 48-point dunk that was a near free-throw-line windmill
DJJ with the 48!#ATTSlamDunk #StateFarmSaturday @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/00imNrVny0- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
In response, Gordon dunks over 7-5 Celtics' center Tacko Fall but received a 47, falling one-point short.
Aaron Gordon (100) and Derrick Jones Jr. (96) advance to the final round of the Slam Dunk contest!!!
Here's a look at the second dunk from all the contestants in Round 1:
Dwight Howard brings back the Superman cape for a score of 49! #ATTSlamDunk #StateFarmSaturday on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/ifxkWuI4gY- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
PAT. CONNAUGHTON. #ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/MipPl4EL6x- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
Perfection.- Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 16, 2020
Derrick Jones, Jr. is about to go toe to toe with Aaron Gordon for the trophy. Let's do this! pic.twitter.com/6DRP7dAuBf
"The people's champ must be everything the people can't be."@Double0AG | @chancetherapper | #MagicAboveAll pic.twitter.com/avmyUdXxiO- Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) February 16, 2020
Here's a look at the first dunk from all the contestants in Round 1:
All smiles 😀 pic.twitter.com/wtGCCwiMQ7- Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) February 16, 2020
Pat Connaughton jumps over MLB star Christian Yelich for a score of 45! #ATTSlamDunk #StateFarmSaturday on @NBAonTNT pic.twitter.com/SD5tpLY2bu- NBA (@NBA) February 16, 2020
Got cleared for takeoff then cleared Bam. We love it. pic.twitter.com/pr0MudVxeI- Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 16, 2020
Pull Up and Put Up a 50@Double0AG | #MagicAboveAll pic.twitter.com/0fPxhxZZ9g- Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) February 16, 2020
|Aaron Gordon||Orlando Magic|
|Dwight Howard||Los Angeles Lakers|
|Derrick Jones Jr.||Miami Heat|
|Pat Connaughton||Milwaukee Bucks|