Reports: Blazers’ Damian Lillard in Three-Point Contest; Hawks’ Trae Young in Skills Competition

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All-Star Saturday night is filling up with some big-name stars.

Joining brothers Stephen Curry and Seth Curry, plus the Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki — and maybe the Warriors’ Klay Thompson — in the Three-Point Shooting contest will be Portland star Damian Lillard, reports Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.

That is a crowded field of stars, which also will include Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings.

Hield is one three-point specialist who got in, but all the stars mean others — such as Joe Harris of Brooklyn — could be watching on television with most of America.

Also on All-Star Saturday night, the Skills Competition may be loaded with young talent.

We know Dallas’ Luka Doncic is in, now it looks like Atlanta’s Trae Young may join him, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Both Doncic and Young are popular players, a sign of how the NBA is working to bring star power to All-Star Saturday Night in Charlotte Feb. 16.

The All-Star Game is the next night, Feb. 17. Both the Saturday night events and Sunday game will be broadcast on TNT.