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Sneaker Watch // 2013 NBA Skills Challenge

Sneaker Watch // 2013 NBA Skills Challenge

words // Brandon Richard

Last night, six of the league's top point guards put their fundamentals to the test in the 2013 Taco Bell Skills Challenge. This year, defending champion Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs was joined by fellow All-Star Jrue Holiday, Rookie of the Year front-runner Damian Lillard, Brandon Knight, Jeff Teague and Jeremy Lin. With Parker stumbling out of the gate, it was the youngster Lillard who put it all together on this night, beating Jrue Holiday out in the final round to become the new Skills Challenge champion.

This year's Skills Challenge field was adidas Basketball heavy; Lillard, Holiday and Knight each rocked different colorways of the Rose 3.5, while Teague competed in Antoine Walker's Kentucky-inspired Real Deal. Tony Parker laced up a pair of his new PEs from PEAK, while Lin rounded out the group in golden Hypergamers.

Read on for a look at what was worn in the 2013 Skills Challenge.

Damian Lillard wearing adidas Rose 3.5 The Spark

Damian Lillard - adidas Rose 3.5 "The Spark"

Jrue Holiday wearing adidas Rose 3.5 Triple Blue

Jrue Holiday - adidas Rose 3.5 "Triple Blue"

Tony Parker wearing PEAK Team Lightning All-Star PE

Tony Parker - PEAK Team Lightning All-Star PE

Brandon Knight wearing adidas Rose 3.5 Year of the Snake

Brandon Knight - adidas Rose 3.5 "Year of the Snake"

Jeff Teague wearing adidas Real Deal Bluegrass

Jeff Teague - adidas Real Deal "Bluegrass"

Jeremy Lin wearing Nike Lunar Hypergamer Low PE

Jeremy Lin - Nike Lunar Hypergamer Low PE

Writers Poll

Poll: Best Skills Competition Kicks?
Damian Lillard - adidas Rose 3.5 "The Spark"
Jrue Holiday - adidas Rose 3.5 "Triple Blue"
Brandon Knight - adidas Rose 3.5 "Year of the Snake"
Jeff Teague - adidas Real Deal "Bluegrass"
Tony Parker - PEAK Team Lightning PE
Jeremy Lin - Nike Lunar Hypergamer Low PE

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