Brandon Knight to participate in 2013 Taco Bell Skills Challenge during NBA’s All-Star Saturday night

Brandon Knight
Brandon Knight – photo by Walter Cornett |

The NBA announced today that Pistons guard Brandon Knight has been selected to participate in the 2013 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge on Feb. 16, at Toyota Center in Houston, as part of State Farm All-Star Saturday Night. Joining Knight in the six-player field will be the defending champion of the San Antonio Spurs, Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers, Damian Lillard of the Trail Blazers, of the Rockets, and Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks.

“I’m honored to be selected as one of the participants for the Taco Bell Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star 2013,” said Knight. “There is definitely a great field of players participating in the event and I look forward to representing the organization and our fans.”

Knight becomes the first Pistons player to participate in the NBA’s All-Star Saturday night activities since Arron Afflalo joined Pistons legend Bill Laimbeer and former Detroit Shock star Katie Smith to win the Shooting Stars Competition at NBA All-Star 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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