2017 Skills Contest Participants Announced

Karl-Anthony Towns won’t return to the NBA’s Skills Challenge this year to defend his title, but the League’s staying with their format of four big men. This year, though, they’re including a small forward and shooting guard, as well two point guards. The field includes:

  • Isaiah Thomas (third appearance)
  • John Wall (fourth appearance)
  • Devin Booker
  • Gordon Hayward
  • Kristaps Porzingis
  • DeMarcus Cousins
  • Anthony Davis (second appearance)
  • Joel Embiid

The Skills Challenge gets underway on Saturday, February 18 on TNT.