Wizards News: John Wall Will Participate In NBA Skills Challenge

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will take part in the NBA Skills Challenge during All-Star weekend.

The competition also features Utah's Trey Burke, Chicago's Jimmy Butler, Philadelphia's Michael Carter-Williams, Milwaukee's Brandon Knight, Toronto's Kyle Lowry, Atlanta's Jeff Teague, and Phoenix's Isaiah Thomas.

They will compete in a head-to-head, bracket-style tournament format for the first time. The contest is a three-round obstacle course competition that features dribbling, passing, agility, and shooting tests. Wall will face Thomas in the first round.

Wall leads the NBA with 10.2 assists per game and in double-doubles with 27. He is participating in the Skills Challenge for the third time in his five-year career.

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