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NBA All-Star Game 2021: Players reportedly participating in Slam Dunk Contest, 3-Point Contest and Skills Challenge

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Covington, Lillard, Toppin (NBA Getty Images)

This season's All-Star Game will take place on March 7, 2021, at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

In a year unlike no other, all major competitions will take place on one day, with the Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest coming prior to the game and the Dunk Contest coming at halftime of the All-Star Game.

The rosters for each competition haven't yet been released, but here is who is reportedly expected to participate.

Slam Dunk Contest

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, New York Knicks rookie Obi Toppin is expected to participate in the Slam Dunk Contest.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons and Indiana Pacers guard Cassius Stanley are expected to join Toppin, per Wojnarowski.

MORE: Our picks for Dunk Contest participants

3-Point Contest

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell has said that he'll be in the 3-Point Contest.

According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard had planned on participating in the 3-Point Contest but has withdrawn for rest purposes.

MORE: Our picks for 3-Point Contest participants

Skills Challenge

According to Marc Spears of ESPN's The Undefeated, Portland Trail Blazers forward Robert Covington is expected to participate in the Skills Challenge.

According to Marc Stein of The New York Times, New York Knicks centre Julius Randle has been selected to participate in the Skills Challenge.

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