Participants Announced For NBA All-Star Saturday Night Competitions

Defending champion and 2018 NBA All-Star Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks and All-Stars Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers and Al Horford of the Boston Celtics will compete in the 2018 Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. 

Kristaps Porzingis: All 3 Rounds of Taco Bell Skills Challenge! | 02.18.17

New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis shows off his talents and beats DeMarcus Cousins, Nikola Jokic, and Gordon Hayward to win the Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

Joining the three All-Star big men in the eight-player field are guard Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets, forward Lauri Markkanen of the Chicago Bulls, guard Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, guard Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets and guard Lou Williams of the LA Clippers.

Eric Gordon Wins the JBL 3-Point Contest! | 02.18.17

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon beats Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the final round to win the JBL 3-Point Contest.

Defending champ Eric Gordon of the Houston Rockets and 2016 winner Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors will go up against the Washington Wizards Bradley Beal, the Oklahoma City Thunders Paul George, the Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry, the Phoenix Suns Devin Booker, the Miami Heats Wayne Ellington and the LA Clippers Tobias Harris in Saturday night’s three-point shootout.

BEST DUNKS of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest | 02.18.17

Watch the best dunks of the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest. Featuring DeAndre Jordan, Glenn Robinson III, and Derrick Jones Jr.

NBA All-Star Victor Oladipo of the Indiana Pacers, 2016 runner-up Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic and first-time participants Larry Nance Jr. of the Los Angeles Lakers and Dennis Smith Jr. of the Dallas Mavericks will take flight to cap the night off, displaying their aerial creativity to see who’ll win the 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk contest.

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