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NBA: Lillard outshines Lin, Parker to win Skills Challenge

Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard captured the NBA Skills Challenge on Saturday, outclassing Houston's Jeremy Lin and 2012 winner Tony Parker of San Antonio. The obstacle course event -- which makes players dribble, shoot and pass -- was part of the All-Star festivities on the eve of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game. They also included the Three-Point Contest won by Cleveland's Kyrie Irving. Irving made 17 of his first 18 three-point attempts in the final round on his way to scoring 23 points and defeating San Antonio's Matt Bonner, who finished with 20.

NBA: Lillard outshines Lin, Parker to win Skills Challenge

Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard captured the NBA Skills Challenge on Saturday, outclassing Houston's Jeremy Lin and 2012 winner Tony Parker of San Antonio. The obstacle course event -- which makes players dribble, shoot and pass -- was part of the All-Star Saturday festivities on the eve of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, include the later 3-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest. In the opening round, Lillard completed the Skills Challenge in 28.8 seconds to oust Lin, the NBA's first Asian-American player, and Frenchman Parker.
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