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NBA All-Star Saturday Night Open Thread

See the Suns own Isaiah Thomas in the Skills Challenge during NBA All-Star Saturday night. Coverage starts at 6PM AZ time on TNT.

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NBA All-Star Weekend events continue tonight with, in this order:

  • Shooting Stars Contest
  • Skills Challenge
  • Three Point  Contest
  • Slam Dunk Contest

The Shooting Stars includes current NBA, WNBA and retired NBA players in a team shooting contest.

Suns PG Isaiah Thomas will compete in the Skills Challenge. The event consists of a:

Three-round, obstacle-course competition that tests dribbling, passing, agility and shooting skills. The Taco Bell® Skills Challenge format calls for two players to compete simultaneously on an identical course with the fastest finisher reaching the next round.

Competing with Thomas will be Patrick Beverley, Trey Burke, Brandon Knight, Kyle Lowry, Elfrid Payton, Dennis Schroder and Jeff Teague.

Previous winners of the event include Steve Nash, Dwyane Wade, Jason Kidd and Stephen Curry.

Following the Skills Challenge will be the Three Point contest featuring Curry, James Harden and Kyle Korver, and the Slam Dun Contest featuring Victor Oladipo and Giannis Antetokounmpo.

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