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NBA All-Star Skills Challenge 2020 Time, Format and Betting Odds

By David Hayes
2020 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge odds favor Spencer Dinwiddie and Khris Middleton over the field.
2020 NBA All-Star Skills Challenge odds favor Spencer Dinwiddie and Khris Middleton over the field. / Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge Info

Competition Format: Eight players (four frontcourt and four backcourt) compete in a head-to-head bracket-style tournament. There are three rounds where players will compete, navigating through an obstacle course involving ball handling, passing and shooting. Whoever completes the course the fastest in each round advances.

When is NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge?

2020 Taco Bells Skills Challenge
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020
Time: 8 p.m. EST (first event, followed by the ​3-Point Contest and ​Slam Dunk Contest)
Location: United Center – Chicago, IL
Coverage: TNT

NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge Odds

All betting odds and lines are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline Odds to Win:
- Spencer Dinwiddie (+350)
- Khris Middleton (+410)
- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (+460)
- Jayson Tatum (+550)
- Pascal Siakam (+550)
- Domantas Sabonis (+850)
- Patrick Beverly (+900)
- Bam Adebayo (+1200)

NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge Betting Trends & Stats

- Jayson Tatum is the defending champion after winning last year's 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Skills Challenge as a +700 underdog.
- Beyond Tatum, Spencer Dinwiddie (2018) and Patrick Beverley (2015) are the only other previous winners of this challenge competing in the 2020 Skills Challenge event.
- Since forwards/centers were added to the event in 2016, they have won three times in four years, with Karl-Anthony Towns (2016), Kristaps Porzingis (2017) and Tatum (2019) taking home the crown.
- Dinwiddie is the only guard to win the event since the addition of forwards/centers.

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