Dallas Mavericks point guard Luka Doncic will be one of the participants in Sunday’s 2021 Taco Bell Skills Challenge during All-Star Weekend. The Skills Challenge will occur on Sunday in Atlanta prior to the NBA All-Star game, which Doncic will start in.
Here’s the official press release from the NBA.
NBA ALL-STARS LUKA DONČIĆ AND CHRIS PAUL HEADLINE
2021 TACO BELL® SKILLS CHALLENGE
– NBA All-Stars Julius Randle, Domantas Sabonis and Nikola Vučević in Six-Player Field –
– HBCU Alum Robert Covington to Make Skills Challenge Debut –
– Competition to Take Place on Sunday, March 7 Before 2021 NBA All-Star Game –
NEW YORK, March 2, 2021 – NBA All-Stars Luka Dončić of the Dallas Mavericks and Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns will display their vast array of talents in the 2021 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge on Sunday, March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The Taco Bell® Skills Challenge will take place before the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, airing on TNT.
Joining Dončić and Paul as 2021 NBA All-Stars in the field are New York Knicks forward Julius Randle, Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis and Orlando Magic center Nikola Vučević. The six-player competition also features Portland Trail Blazers forward Robert Covington.
The 19th Taco Bell® Skills Challenge is an obstacle-course competition that tests players’ dribbling, passing, agility and 3-point shooting skills. The event is part of NBA All-Star 2021, which will take place on one night. TNT’s NBA All-Star coverage on March 7…