Western Conference (27-37) vs. Eastern Conference (37-27)
Location: Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario
Radio: ESPN Radio
Time: 7:00 PM CST
Whew. That was a helluva Saturday night. First, rookie Karl-Anthony Towns beat Isaiah Thomas in the Skills Challenge, in what can be described as an upset. The Skills Challenge has always been viewed as a guard-oriented event. But this year, they broke the competitors into a guard division and a big man division. The winner from each division battled in the final. It was assumed that Thomas would run away with the final, but Big KAT kept up with him and showed his otherworldly versatility in winning the event.
In the 3-point contest, the usual suspects (and the youngest guy in the league) ended up in the finals. It was a huge win for Team Lightskin, as Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry, and Devin Booker battled it out for the 3-point crown. Thompson ended winning the event, making every single money ball in the final rack to give him a total of 27. Keep Reading…