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  • NBA Slam Dunk, 3-Point & Skills Challenge Participants Named

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    The NBA has announced the participants for the Slam Dunk, 3-Point Contest and the Skills Challenge over NBA All-Star Weekend.

    The Dunk Contest will include new Knick Dennis Smith Jr. and New York City native and former Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo.

    Defending champion Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns and former champions Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks will participate in the 2019 3-Point Contest on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.