The 2021 NBA All-Star Game takes place in Atlanta on Sunday. We weren’t supposed to get the game or any of the accompanying events. The League has decided to consolidate everything into one and the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest will take place at half-time of the All-Star Game. Luckily for us (and for the All-Stars), the pitch isn’t exactly must-watch television. Having said that, we have been surprised in the past. DraftKings Sportsbook has initial odds for the Slam Dunk contest. We will take a look.
NBA Slam Dunk Contest Odds
Cassius Stanley +100
Anfernee Simons +225
Obi Toppin +250
So this is a pretty dull trio of dunk contest entrants – at least from what we’ve seen in the past (most of the time). Last year we had Derrick Jones Jr. and Aaron Gordon in the final. The thing with these odds is that there isn’t really much value, so again taking Toppin with the longer odds makes the most sense to me. Don’t quote me at all on this, but I think the NBA is lining up a surprise guest to be the fourth contender in the Dunk Contest. Normally there are four players each year. I don’t know why they would change that.
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