Two of the three newly promoted sides are at home on the opening weekend.Championship winners Bournemouth face Aston Villa and Norwich play Crystal Palace, while Watford start away to Everton.The second round of fixtures features a game between two title contenders, as Chelsea head to Manchester City. The season starts on the 8th of August.
NBA All-Star 2019: Three takeaways from Rising Stars Challenge In the Skills Challenge, Jayson Tatum took home the title in dramatic fashion.Joe Harris upset Stephen Curry in the 3-point contest.Hamidou Diallo took down Dennis Smith Jr. for the Dunk Contest title. Dunk Contest ResultsFirst Round- Thunder G Hamidou Diallo — 48, 50 : Total — 98- Knicks G Dennis Smith Jr. — 45, 50 : Total — 95- Hornets F Miles Bridges — 33, 50 : Total — 83- Hawks F John Collins — 40, 42 : Total — 82Dennis Smith Jr. had the highlight of the round dunking over rapper J. Cole in his own high school jersey.. @Dennis1SmithJr OVER @JColeNC ! 😱 #ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/uIOwAqYtFy— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019Then Hamidou Diallo one-upped it by dunking over Shaquille O’Neal.”SUPERMAN IS IN THE BUILDING!” @hamidoudiallo WITH THE ELBOW DUNK OVER SHAQ. 😱😱😱 #ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/w7VB0Nw2UR— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019Bold: Advanced to finals.Finals1. Hamidou Diallo — 43, 45: Total –882. Dennis Smith Jr. — 35, 50: Total — 85Dennis Smith Jr.. had the dunk of the round but it was Diallo who took home the win clearing the second rapper of the night, Quavo.”There’s your winner.” @hamidoudiallo jumps over @QuavoStuntin ! #ATTSlamDunk pic.twitter.com/R4Ou7aOmRR— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019Three-Point Contest ResultsHonorary shotDell Curry, Ray Allen, Glen Rice and Mark Price started the night by working their way around the court as Curry’s sons Steph and Seth agreed to donate $1,000 for every bucket they made.Dell Curry: 1Ray Allen: 1Glen Rice: 2Mark Price: 2Curry: 1Total donated: $7,000Dell Curry recruited Ray Allen, Glen Rice and Mark Price to help raise $35,000 for Charlotte charity Classroom Central! pic.twitter.com/ZUSiQGMp45— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019First Round- Stephen Curry, 27- Buddy Hield, 26- Joe Harris, 25- Danny Green, 23- Devin Booker, 23- Dirk Nowitzki, 17- Seth Curry, 16- Kemba Walker, 15- Damian Lillard, 15- Khris Middleton, 11Top three advance to final round.Finals1. Joe Harris, 262. Stephen Curry, 243. Buddy Hield, 19Joe Harris drains nine straight and posts another perfect money ball rack to finish with a championship round score of 26! 🔥🔥🔥 #MtnDew3PT pic.twitter.com/abh9qlo6Ix— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019Skills Challenge resultsFirst Round1. Nikola Jokic def. Nikola Vucevic2. Jayson Tatum def. Mike Conley3. Trae Young def. De’Aaron Fox4. Luka Doncic def. Kyle KuzmaTrae Young stole the show and the win from De’Aaron Fox with a running 3-pointer.Wow. @TheTraeYoung edges De’Aaron Fox to advance to the #TacoBellSkills semis! pic.twitter.com/HjacqU8jG8— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019Semifinals1. Jayson Tatum def. Nikola Jokic2. Trae Young def. Luka Doncic NBA All-Star 2019: Stephen Curry reveals bet against brother Seth in 3-point contest Here we will keep a running count of all of the Saturday night winners and a list of where everyone else placed.And heck, we’ll throw in some highlights too. Related News FinalsWinner: Jayson TatumWhile Young stole a win from Fox, Tatum stole one right back from half-court.”NO HE DIDN’T!” @jaytatum0 hit the half-court bomb to defeat Trae Young and win the #TacoBellSkills challenge! 😱 pic.twitter.com/5NMz3h4Ajt— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2019 NBA All-Star week is nothing without Saturday night.This is when the skills challenge, 3-point and dunk contests are held, and while they can often times be underwhelming they are always anticipated.read more