Huge males personal the All-Star Abilities Problem.
Add Domantas Sabonis to the record.
The Indiana Pacers’ All-Star large man, who was the runner-up within the occasion a yr in the past, gained the 2021 version by beating out Nikola Vucevic by being the primary to empty his three after just a few misses.
“It was enjoyable… I needed to verify I gained it this time,” Sabonis mentioned in his televised postgame interview.
Sabonis began the competitors by beating the Knicks’ Julius Randle as a result of he made his move on the primary shot, which gave Sabonis a cushion. He then hit his three on the primary shot.
After that, Vucevic beat Robert Covington by hitting his first three, and he additionally had a small lead as a result of he made his move. Earlier than the occasion Covington, the NBA’s lone present participant out of an HBUC, donated $25,000 scholarships to college students from his alma mater Tennessee State.
Sabonis beat Doncic as Luka — sporting his warmup sweats — didn’t nail the move till the third try, which put him behind and Sabonis hit his three for the win. Vucevic beat CP3 as a result of neither might knock down the three shortly, however Vucevic did on the third one (Paul was just a little behind as a result of he missed the layup).
All that arrange the Vucevic vs. Sabonis finals.
Subsequent yr, guess on the bigs for the All-Star Abilities Problem. That’s the place the cash is.
Indiana’s Domantas Sabonis will get revenge, wins All-Star Abilities Problem initially appeared on NBCSports.com