It is, by far, the best All-Star game. There’s no question.
First off, it’s a whole weekend. And yeah, most of the weekend is ehh, but compared to the other ASGs, it’s not completely un-watchable.
Alright, not starting off too strong, but hear me out.
Even the worst parts of the weekend can be enjoyed:
The three point contest is semi-cool. It’s a world wonder to see how many threes one can drain in a row. I mean, the three point line is 23ish feet away from a springy hoop that’s 18 inches wide. Although it may not be exciting, it’s impressive.
In 1991, Craig Hodges drained 19 trey-bombs in a row, capping a night drizzled in sharp shooting to the Nth degree. It would take an otherworldly amount of luck for me to even hit back to back to back. Four? Never. Nineteen? I might be able to make 19 lay-ups in a row, but I’d probably lose concentration around 12 and clank it off the back iron.
The celebrity game is okay. Beiber was entertaining last year, and Education Secre