The Dallas Mavericks closed the first half strong by winning nine of their final 11 games. Superstar Luka Doncic averaged 31.7 points on over 51 percent shooting from the field during that stretch. The 22-year-old is slowly pushing his way back into the MVP race following his team’s slow start.
Luka was named an All-Star starter for the second straight year. He will once again play for Team LeBron in the event. The Mavericks superstar will be looking for a better performance after an eight-point showing in his first All-Star game.
Here is a look at how fans can watch the 2021 NBA All-Star game and what they need to know about the event.
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic to star in 2021 All-Star game
Luka will be busy before the game begins. The NBA condensed All-Star weekend into a massive Sunday night affair. Things kick off a 5:30 p.m. ET with the Taco Bell Skills Challenge. Luka Doncic is taking part in the event for the second time. He lost in the semifinals in 2019. The 3-point shootout will follow.
How to watch Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic in the 2021 NBA All-Star game
Start time: 7:00 p.m. CT or 8:00 p.m. ET
How to watch: TNT (national)
Watch online: TNTdrama.com (National)
Doncic joins LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Nikola Jokic as the starters on Team LeBron. This is the fourth year featuring the captain’s format, and Team LeBron has won each time. His squad beat Curry’s in 2018 before knocking off Giannis’ the last two years. All three players will be on LeBron’s team in 2021.
Expect plenty of fireworks from Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic on Sunday night. He is the favorite to win the Skills Challenge. The 22-year-old wants to have a better showing in the All-Star game this time around too. Stay tuned for plenty more from the event.