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Curry, Irving, Parker, Wall, Westbrook, Williams To Compete In Skills Competition

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Yung-T, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Yung-T

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    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors will defend his Taco Bell Skills Challenge title against a field consisting of Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs, John Wall of the Washington Wizards, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and Deron Williams of the New Jersey Nets.

    The 2012 Taco Bell Skills Challenge will take place on Feb. 25, at Amway Center in Orlando.



    via NBA.com
     
  2. Yung-T

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    Got my money on Kyrie, he got mad handles.
     
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    Curry or Williams wins

    Westbrooke maybe

    The thing is you need to hit that jumper in order to have a chance, most people get owned on that station
     
  4. BigBenito

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    I'd put my hypothetical money on Parker.
     
  5. Carl Herrera

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    Why no Lowery?
     
  6. JuanValdez

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    Only point guards have skills?
     
  7. VanityHalfBlack

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    There is really no skills in these competitions, they are PG they suppose to do this.. Make it more interesting, have centers do this challenge, it'll be more fun...
     
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    :confused::confused::confused::confused:


    centers doing to skills challenge would be ugly?

    I think if anything they should make the skills challenge harder for PGs...anyone can make a damn layup
     
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    Lowry should do this next year in Houston.
     
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    Lowry is a bulldozer with the ball, but he has sub par handles. Couldn't make it in this competition.
     
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    Westbrick will finish last because he'll miss the jumper at least 3 times.

    I'll take Irving.
     
  12. Yung-T

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    You didn't watch his lockout games huh, he has beast handles. Just doesn't show them off in real NBA games.
     
  13. FLASH21

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    This may be more exciting than the dunk contest, sadly.

    I'd put my money on Curry.
     
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    Of course they are supposed to do this. It's a matter of how well they do it. You think watching Javal McGee attempt 20 bounce passes before he gets it in then bricking 17 consecutive jump shots is more fun to watch then having some of the best ball handlers and passers in the world fly through this competition? That's like having to sit through Nate Robinson's 50 dunk attempt all over again except with each competitor.
     
  15. UTAllTheWay

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    It would have been cool if Andre Iguodala was asked to do it.
     
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    i'll say it before someone else does... No Lin?
     
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    Parker ftw
     
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    Parker has the most experience and will have the most composure.

    With that said, going for Wall
    Just so he can do his stupid Dougie dance when he wins
     
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    LOL @ the white girl in between WB and Curry.. She's enjoying every min of it...
     

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