Out: Defending champion Patrick Beverley.
In: Emmanuel Mudiay Emmanuel Mudiay.
The NBA confirmed the Rockets guard would miss the Skills Challenge and that Mudiay would replace him. The league also release the bracket:
- C.J. McCollum over Jordan Clarkson
- Isaiah Thomas over Emmanuel Mudiay
- Draymond Green over Karl-Anthony Towns
- Anthony Davis over DeMarcus Cousins
- Isaiah Thomas over C.J. McCollum
- Anthony Davis over Draymond Green
- Isaiah Thomas over Anthony Davis