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Jeff Teague to compete in All-Star Saturday Night skills challenge

Jeff Teague, Trey Burke

Atlanta Hawks’ Jeff Teague (0) drives the basket and is fouled by Utah Jazz’s Trey Burke (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Kim Raff)


Jeff Teague is better than ever and has been integral to the Hawks’ success.

That’s why he’s an All-Star and why he’ll be busy in New York that weekend.

Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Teague also participated in the skills challenge in 2013, when he finished last with a time of 49.4 seconds. He didn’t make a single pass on his first try, and he even missed the closing layup.

You can watch the carnage at the 2:33 mark here:

Teague has the speed to win this year – if he’s not as nervous. He won’t have to fend off Damian Lillard, but Teague will likely have to contend with defending co-champion (with Lillard) Trey Burke.