NBA All-Star Weekend is in full swing and one of the more intriguing events of Saturday night is the Skills Challenge which showcases some of the league’s best ball handlers and shooters. It also shows the value of speed in the NBA game and rewards those that are all-around threats.
Last year’s champion Tony Parker will be looking to defend his title, while a flurry of young challengers will look to upset the former champion.
Here is the critical information you will need to know to enjoy the 2013 NBA Skills Challenge:
Date: Saturday, Feb. 16
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Toyota Center
TV Coverage: TNT
- Jrue Holiday, Philadelphia 76ers
- Brandon Knight, Detroit Pistons
- Jeff Teague, Atlanta Hawks
- Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs
- Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers
- Jeremy Lin, Houston Rockets
Who do you think will take home the 2013 NBA Skills Challenge title? Sound off in the comments section and let us know your choice.
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Tags: Atlanta Hawks Brandon Knight Damian Lillard Detroit Pistons Houston Rockets Jeff Teague Jeremy Lin Jrue Holiday NBA All-Star Weekend NBA Skills Challenge Philadelphia 76ers Portland Trail Blazers San Antonio Spurs Tony Parker