NBA announces 2014 All-Star Saturday night participants

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. Player Team Height Weight
F Paul George Indiana Pacers 6-9 220
G John Wall Washington Wizards 6-4 195
G/F Terrence Ross Toronto Raptors 6-6 195
Western Contestants
Pos. Player Team Height Weight
G Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers 6-3 195
F Harrison Barnes Golden State Warriors 6-8 210
F Ben McLemore Sacramento Kings 6-5 195

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. Player Team Height Weight
G Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers 6-3 193
G Bradley Beal Washington Wizards 6-5 207
G Joe Johnson Brooklyn Nets 6-7 240
G Arron Afflalo Orlando Magic 6-5 215
 
Western Contestants
Pos. Player Team Height Weight
G Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors 6-3 185
G Marco Belinelli San Antonio Spurs 6-5 210
F Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves 6-10 243
G Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers 6-3 195

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. Player Team Height Weight
G Michael Carter-Williams Philadelphia 76ers 6-6 185
G DeMar DeRozan Toronto Raptors 6-7 216
G Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks 6-9 205
G Victor Oladipo Orlando Magic 6-4 215
 
Western Contestants
Pos. Player Team Height Weight
G Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers 6-3 195
G Goran Dragic Phoenix Suns 6-3 190
G Reggie Jackson Oklahoma City Thunder 6-3 208
G Trey Burke Utah Jazz 6-1 190
2014 NBA Rising Stars Challenge Rosters

Team Chris Webber

Pick Pos. Player Team Year
1 F/C Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans Sophomore
4 G Michael Carter-Williams Philadelphia 76ers Rookie
6 G Tim Hardaway Jr. New York Knicks Rookie
8 G Trey Burke Utah Jazz Rookie
10 F/C Jared Sullinger Boston Celtics Sophomore
12 F/C Mason Plumlee Brooklyn Nets Rookie
14 G Victor Oladipo Orlando Magic Rookie
BD C Steven Adams Oklahoma City Thunder Rookie
BD F/C Kelly Olynyk Boston Celtics Rookie

Team Grant Hill

Pick Pos. Player Team Year
2 G Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers Sophomore
3 G Bradley Beal Washington Wizards Sophomore
5 C Andre Drummond Detroit Pistons Sophomore
7 F Harrison Barnes Golden State Warriors Sophomore
9 F Terrence Jones Houston Rockets Sophomore
11 G/F Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks Rookie
13 C Jonas Valanciunas Toronto Raptors Sophomore
BD G Dion Waiters Cleveland Cavaliers Sophomore
BD C Pero Antic Atlanta Hawks Rookie

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

2014 NBA Shooting Stars Competition Rosters
Western Contestants
Team Name Members Team
Team Curry Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors
Becky Hammon San Antonio Silver Stars
Dell Curry (retired)
Team Durant Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder
Skylar Diggins Tulsa Shock
Karl Malone (retired)
 
Eastern Contestants
Team Name Members Team
Team Bosh Chris Bosh Miami Heat
Swin Cash Chicago Sky
Dominique Wilkins (retired)
Team Hardaway Tim Hardaway Jr. New York Knicks
Elena Delle Donne Chicago Sky
Tim Hardaway (retired)
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