NBA All-Star Weekend 2019: Hamidou Diallo, Joe Harris among weekend's winners

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Hamidou Diallo was among the winners for NBA All-Star Weekend 2019. - [Bleacher Report / YouTube screencap]
The Oklahoma City Thunder's Hamidou Diallo was among the winners for NBA All-Star Weekend 2019. - [Bleacher Report / YouTube screencap]

Ahead of the NBA All-Star Game, several other events provided MVPs and contest winners.

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The NBA All-Star Game takes place on a Sunday, which gives a few days to build into the excitement of the annual game. On Friday (February 15), fans were able to watch the Celebrity Game and Rising Stars Challenge. Each of these produced an MVP. On Saturday (February 16), it was the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Shootout, and Slam Dunk Contest. Below is look at the past few days' winners in these events.

1

Famous Los - Celebrity All-Star Game MVP

It was a much more competitive Celebrity All-Star Game in 2019 than ever before. That was thanks to noteworthy performances from Ray Allen, Jay Williams, Quavo, and the MVP Famous Los. He finished with 22 points on 10-of-16 shooting to lead the Home team to an 82-80 win.

2

Kyle Kuzma - Rising Stars Challenge MVP

The Los Angeles Lakers knew their future was bright, as last season wrapped up, because of the emergence of Kyle Kuzma as a scoring threat. He continues to show that ability even with the superstar presence of LeBron James on the roster. In Friday night's Rising Stars Challenge, Kuzma led Team USA to victory with 35 points, six rebounds, and two assists.

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