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NBA All-Star Game 2016 betting preview: Stephen Curry favorite for MVP, Three-Point Contest

The NBA's regular season takes a break this weekend in favor of an All-Star weekend including the Three-Point and Slam Dunk contests.

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The Western Conference has won the NBA All-Star Game 10 times in the last 16 years, including four wins in the last five seasons. Stephen Curry will be among the stars trying to lead the West to another victory this Sunday in Toronto.

Curry is a +300 favorite to win the All-Star Game MVP at sportsbooks monitored by A different winner has been named in the All-Star Game each year for the last six seasons, and Curry is still looking for his first MVP award in this game.

Kevin Durant (+650 to win MVP) and Russell Westbrook (+700) each have one MVP win on their resume while the sentimental favorite may be Kobe Bryant (+700), who will be looking for his fifth All-Star MVP award.

Should the Eastern Conference win the game, LeBron James is a big favorite to take home the MVP hardware at +600. Other potential MVP winners in the East include Kyle Lowry (+1800), DeMar DeRozan (+1800) and Paul George (+2000).

Before the All-Star Game on Sunday, Saturday's festivities will include the Slam Dunk Contest and the Three-Point Contest.

The world's best three-point shooter and reigning three-point contest champion Steph Curry is the betting favorite to win the event again in 2016 at +100 to come out on top. Curry will try to become the first back-to-back winner of this event since Jason Kapono won it in 2006-07 and 2007-08.

Among his top competitors this season are teammate Klay Thompson (+400), JJ Redick (+500) and Devin Booker (+750). Redick's 47.6% from three-point land on the season is actually higher than Curry's season mark of 45.4%, though Curry has attempted 115 more three-pointers.

The 6'5" high-flying Zach LaVine absolutely ran away with the Slam Dunk Contest last season, and he'll be looking to do the same this year as a -300 favorite over the field.

He'll have to hold off Orlando's Aaron Gordon, Denver's Will Barton (+550) and Detroit's Andre Drummond (+850) to become the first back-to-back winner since Nate Robinson went back-to-back in this event in 2009 and 2010.

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