NBA All Star Saturday 2023 Mac McClung wins slam dunk with

NBA All-Star Saturday 2023: Mac McClung wins slam dunk with 3 50 dunks; Damian Lillard wins 3-point contest; Team Jazz Wins Skills

SALT LAKE CITY — The 2023 NBA All-Star Saturday Night Contests featured elite skills, shooting and massive dunks at Vivint Arena, home of the Utah Jazz. The night capped off an electric dunk contest with Mac McClung, who just signed a two-way contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, and threw three dunks that scored the perfect 50 points to win the trophy. At the earlier events, Damian Lillard, who attended college 30 minutes outside of Salt Lake City in Weber State, wore his college jersey en route to winning the 3-point contest. And hometown team Jazz won the Skills Challenge.

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Full recap of the All-Star Saturday Events

Mac McClung wins the slam dunk contest

Mac McClung, who just signed a two-way contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, put on a show with three 50-point dunks to win the slam dunk contest. Ten of the 12 dunks were completed on the first try, making up for last season’s interesting performance in the competition.

Damian Lillard wins the 3 point contest

With 30 minutes to go before this year’s All-Star Game, Damian Lillard, in his varsity jersey, did what he did and won the 3-point contest. The Portland Trail Blazers superstar wore his Weber State jersey and knocked down a clutch shot to take the title.

Team Jazz wins skills challenge

Team Jazz wins the Skills Challenge with 300 points after winning the Team Passing and Team Shooting portions of the event. Team rookies (Paolo Banchero, Orlando Magic; Jabari Smith Jr., Houston Rockets; Jaden Ivey, Detroit Pistons) won the team relay portion of the Skills Challenge and earned 100 challenge points.

Team Antetokounmpo (Giannis Antetokounmpo*, Milwaukee Bucks; Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks; Alex Antetokounmpo, Wisconsin Herd with Jrue Holiday competes as volunteer Antetokounmpo because Giannis is injured) also competed in the Skills Challenge.