NBA Odds: Celtics’ Jayson Tatum Among NBA Skills Challenge Favorites

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Jayson Tatum is among the betting favorites to shine his skills brightest.

DraftKings Sportsbook on Thursday set the Boston Celtics forward’s odds of winning the 2020 NBA Skills Challenge at +500.

Tatum’s Skills Challenge lines are tied for second-best in a tight field, which the Brooklyn Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Khris Middleton lead as favorites at +450.

The odds of the Los Angeles Clippers’ Patrick Beverley and the Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam winning Saturday’s competition are slightly worse at +600.

Tatum boldly vowed Thursday to defend the Skills Challenge title he won last year.

This year’s Skills Challenge will take place Saturday in Chicago during NBA All-Star Weekend. Tatum will compete in his first NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.

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