Leave it to Jayson Tatum to turn a contest that basically boiled down to who could dribble fastest between cones into high drama.
The second-year Celtics forward won the NBA Skills Competition at All-Star weekend on Saturday night with a shot that needs to be seen to be believed. Needing to make a 3-pointer before Atlanta rookie Trae Young, Tatum banked in a shot from halfcourt as the speedier guard was pulling up for a conventional 3 to win the competition.
Check it out below.
TATUM WINS THE SKILLS CHALLENGE pic.twitter.com/HAXxNey0wP
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And here’s the full final round vs. Young.
— NBA (@NBA) February 17, 2019
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Source: GreenStreet Blog