NBA announces 2014 All-Star Saturday night participants

By Royce Young | NBA writer

Paul George won't be doing this in New Orleans. (USATSI)
Paul George leads a stacked group of dunk contest participants. (USATSI)

The NBA announced participants for All-Star Weekend's Saturday night events, including the dunk and 3-point contests.

Headlining the dunk contest is John Wall, Paul George, Harrison Barnes, defending champ Terrence Ross, Damian Lillard and rookie Ben McLemore.

The dunk contest has a new format, including "freestyle" and "battle" rounds.

2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest
Eastern Contestants
Pos.PlayerTeamHeightWeight
FPaul GeorgeIndiana Pacers6-9220
GJohn WallWashington Wizards6-4195
G/FTerrence RossToronto Raptors6-6195
Western Contestants
Pos.PlayerTeamHeightWeight
GDamian LillardPortland Trail Blazers6-3195
FHarrison BarnesGolden State Warriors6-8210
FBen McLemoreSacramento Kings6-5195

The 3-point contest includes defending champion Kyrie Irving along with Kevin Love, Stephen Curry and Damian Lillard.

2014 NBA Three-Point Contest
Eastern Contestants
Pos.PlayerTeamHeightWeight
GKyrie IrvingCleveland Cavaliers6-3193
GBradley BealWashington Wizards6-5207
GJoe JohnsonBrooklyn Nets6-7240
GArron AfflaloOrlando Magic6-5215
Western Contestants
Pos.PlayerTeamHeightWeight
GStephen CurryGolden State Warriors6-3185
GMarco BelinelliSan Antonio Spurs6-5210
FKevin LoveMinnesota Timberwolves6-10243
GDamian LillardPortland Trail Blazers6-3195

In the Skill Challenge, which will feature teams of two in a relay-style course for the first time ever, includes Lillard, DeMar DeRozan, Goran Dragic and Victor Oladipo. The East and West will featured two teams each in the new format.

2014 NBA Skills Challenge
Eastern Contestants
Pos.PlayerTeamHeightWeight
GMichael Carter-WilliamsPhiladelphia 76ers6-6185
GDeMar DeRozanToronto Raptors6-7216
GGiannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks6-9205
GVictor OladipoOrlando Magic6-4215
Western Contestants
Pos.PlayerTeamHeightWeight
GDamian LillardPortland Trail Blazers6-3195
GGoran DragicPhoenix Suns6-3190
GReggie JacksonOklahoma City Thunder6-3208
GTrey BurkeUtah Jazz6-1190
2014 NBA Rising Stars Challenge Rosters

Team Chris Webber

PickPos.PlayerTeamYear
1F/CAnthony DavisNew Orleans PelicansSophomore
4GMichael Carter-WilliamsPhiladelphia 76ersRookie
6GTim Hardaway Jr.New York KnicksRookie
8GTrey BurkeUtah JazzRookie
10F/CJared SullingerBoston CelticsSophomore
12F/CMason PlumleeBrooklyn NetsRookie
14GVictor OladipoOrlando MagicRookie
BDCSteven AdamsOklahoma City ThunderRookie
BDF/CKelly OlynykBoston CelticsRookie

Team Grant Hill

PickPos.PlayerTeamYear
2GDamian LillardPortland Trail BlazersSophomore
3GBradley BealWashington WizardsSophomore
5CAndre DrummondDetroit PistonsSophomore
7FHarrison BarnesGolden State WarriorsSophomore
9FTerrence JonesHouston RocketsSophomore
11G/FGiannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee BucksRookie
13CJonas ValanciunasToronto RaptorsSophomore
BDGDion WaitersCleveland CavaliersSophomore
BDCPero AnticAtlanta HawksRookie

And finally the Shooting Stars competition, which includes Kevin Durant.

2014 NBA Shooting Stars Competition Rosters
Western Contestants
Team NameMembersTeam
Team CurryStephen CurryGolden State Warriors
Becky HammonSan Antonio Silver Stars
Dell Curry(retired)
Team DurantKevin DurantOklahoma City Thunder
Skylar DigginsTulsa Shock
Karl Malone(retired)
Eastern Contestants
Team NameMembersTeam
Team BoshChris BoshMiami Heat
Swin CashChicago Sky
Dominique Wilkins(retired)
Team HardawayTim Hardaway Jr.New York Knicks
Elena Delle DonneChicago Sky
Tim Hardaway(retired)
 
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