Giannis’ Alphabet Hands and Demar Derozan posted a respectable time of 45.0 seconds in the skills competition.

Unfortunately, their score was topped by every other pairing. Lillard/Burke qualified to represent the Western Conference in the championship round with a score of 40.6 seconds.  Oladipo and Michael Carter-Williams completed the course in 43.3 seconds to secure the right to compete on behalf of the Eastern Conference.

The championship round literally came down to the wire, as the contest was decided by the narrowest of margins. Lillard and Burke took home the championship on behalf of the Western Conference with a score of 45.2 seconds. MCW and Oladipo completed the course in 45.3 seconds.

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18 Responses to “All-Star Saturday Night: DeRozan Eliminated After the First Round of the Skills Challenge”

    • DDayLewis

      Korver declined his invitation to spend time with his newborn, and Novak is pretty much a nobody this year.

    • j bean

      He also said Ross plays for Toronto and Toronto plays in another country, not the good old US of A. What is that supposed to mean?


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