NBA Announces 3-Point, Slam Dunk, Skills Challenge Participants

Names have been gradually trickling out, but we now have all the participants for the league’s 3-point, slam dunk, and skills challenge contests, which will take place during All-Star weekend in Chicago later this month.

The three-point contest will contain a new wrinkle. There will be a pair of extra shots, with one location at the top of the key to the left and one to the right, as shown in this diagram. Those two basketballs, which will be green, will be worth three points apiece.

The following players will complete in this new format, according to the league’s press release:

Here are the participants for the Slam Dunk Contest (press release):

Here are the participants for the NBA’s Skills Challenge (press release):

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