NBA All-Star 2013: Saturday Night Participants Announced

Jan 30, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Los Angeles Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe (12) dunks the ball past Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Dante Cunningham (33) in the second half at Target Center. The Clippers won 96-90. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Last night on TNT, the players who will be taking part in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge, Foot Locker 3-Point Contest, and Sprite Slam Dunk Contest were all announced. Each field of players is split into East and West sides because whichever conference wins the most challenges gets to donate money to their favorite charities. Without further ado, here are the participants.

Taco Bell Skills Challenge:


  • Jrue Holiday, Sixers
  • Brandon Knight, Pistons
  • Jeff Teague, Hawks


  • Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
  • Jeremy Lin, Rockets
  • Tony Parker, Spurs

Foot Locker 3-Point Contest:


  • Paul George, Pacers
  • Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers
  • Steve Novak, Knicks


  • Ryan Anderson, Hornets
  • Matt Bonner, Spurs
  • Stephen Curry, Warriors

Sprite Slam Dunk Contest:


  • Gerald Green, Pacers
  • Terrence Ross, Raptors
  • James White, Knicks


  • Eric Bledsoe, Clippers
  • Jeremy Evans, Jazz
  • Kenneth Faried, Nuggets