The festivities for tonight are set to begin around 8 p.m. with the shooting stars competition expected to begin around 8:30. Al Horford, Coco Miller, and Steve Smith comprise Team Atlanta which will be competing in the event. That will be followed by the Skills Challenge, 3-Point Contest, and finally the Slam Dunk Contest.
Consider this thread your place to help root on Team Atlanta while also discussing the other events. Also feel free to toss in any trade rumor discussions if they arise.
Marvin Williams(notes), F, Atlanta Hawks: Two NBA general managers said the Hawks are shopping Williams. Williams, however, has $16.8 million guaranteed through next season and a team option of $8.8 million for the 2012-13 season.