D-Will picked for Skills Challenge


Nets point guard Deron Williams has been chosen to participate in the Skills Challenge on Saturday night during All-Star weekend in Orlando, the NBA announced Monday.

The other participants are Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry, John Wall , Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker.

D-Will has already participated in the event twice (2008, 2010), and holds the all-time record for completion time (25.5 seconds in 2008). Jason Kidd (2003, 2008) and Devin Harris (2009) are former Nets who have participated in the past.