NBA All-Star Saturday Night Preview And Open Thread

Feb 22, 2012; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin (center) defends Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Jerry Stackhouse (42) during the third quarter at Madison Square Garden. Knicks won 99-82. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

NBA All-Star Saturday Night's coverage begins at 8pm (TNT) and will feature four events including the Shooting Stars competition, the Three-Point Shootout, The Taco Bell Skills Challenge and the Slam Dunk Contest. Atlanta's Joe Johnson had been selected to participate in the Shooting Stars competition and the Three-Point Contest but a knee injury will sideline him from the events. Jerry Stackhouse will take his place in the Shooting Stars competition where Atlanta will try to defend its 2011 championship.

Shooting Stars Competition Lineup:

Team Atlanta
Jerry Stackhouse
Lindsay Harding
Steve Smith

Team Orlando
Jameer Nelson
Marie Ferdinand-Harris
Dennis Scott

Team New York
Landry Fields
Cappie Pondexter
Allan Houston

Team Texas
Chandler Parsons
Sophia Young
Kenny Smith

Three-Point Contest Lineup

James Jones
Kevin Love
Anthony Morrow
Kevin Durant
Mario Chalmers
Ryan Anderson

Taco Bell Skills Challenge Participants

Rajon Rondo
Russell Westbrook
Tony Parker
Kyrie Irving
Deron Williams
John Wall

Slam Dunk Contest Participants

Chase Budinger
Paul George
Jeremy Evans
Derrick Williams

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