Portland's Lillard wins Skills competition
February 16, 2013
By The Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Portland rookie Damian Lillard beat Philadelphia guard Jrue Holiday in the final round to win the Skills Competition during All-Star Saturday night.
The competition involves players navigating a dribbling circuit, taking a 3-point shot, hitting targets with passes and driving for a layup. Lillard swished his first 3-point attempt in his winning run and finished the obstacle course in 29.8 seconds. Holiday's time was 35.6 seconds.
Houston point guard Jeremy Lin and defending champion Tony Parker also were in the field, but didn't come close to qualifying for the championship round.
Earlier, a team of Chris Bosh, Swin Cash and Dominique Wilkins won the Shooting Stars competition, beating the trio of Russell Westbrook, Maya Moore and Robert Horry.
Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
6-0 L6 Guarantees, 10-2 L12 Picks
6-0 Run, 10-1 L11 Postseason Run
12-3 L15 G-Plays, 14-5 L19 Picks
3-1 L4, 11-3 Picks, 8-3 G-Plays
20-8 L28 Guaranteed Plays
16-6 L22 Picks, 13-5 L18 G-Plays
21-11 L32 Over/Under Plays
+3,800 NBA Net Profits TY
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!