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De'Aaron Fox Will Show Off Skills During NBA All-Star Weekend

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox will pull double duty during NBA All-Star Weekend after getting selected to participate in the 2019 Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 04: De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings on the bench during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on December 4, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fox is averaging 17.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, 7.1 assists, 1.71 steals, and 31.5 minutes per game in his second NBA season. Fox has registered at least one steal in 21 of the last 22 games and has scored at least 20 points in 21 games this season. He is the youngest player in NBA history to tally a triple-double with at least 30 points, 10 rebounds, and 15 assists (11/1/18 at Atlanta).

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Fox will compete against:

  • Mike Conley (Memphis)
  • Luka Dončić (Dallas)
  • Nikola Jokić (Denver)
  • Kyle Kuzma (Los Angeles Lakers)
  • Jayson Tatum (Boston)
  • Nikola Vučević (Orlando)
  • Trae Young (Atlanta)

Buddy Hield participated in the 2018 Skills Challenge. The only other Kings player in history to participate was DeMarcus Cousins in 2016 and 2017.

Fox will also play in the MTN Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game during All-Star weekend.

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