Deron Williams will be part of the All-Star Weekend's Skills Competition along with five other top NBA guards: Stephen Curry, the defending champ; Russell Westbrook; Tony Parker; Kyrie Irving and John Wall.
The event will be held on All-Star Saturday night, which starts at 8 p.m. ET. The six guards race through an "obstacle course," a series of passes, free throws, lay-ups and agility drills. Williams won the competition in 2008, setting the record at 25.5 seconds.
The skills competition precedes the Three Point Shootout which includes Anthony Morrow. The Rising Stars Challenge, with MarShon Brooks, is Friday night at 9 p.m. and the All-Star Game itself, Sunday at 7 p.m. D-Will, of course, is an reserve.
- 2012 All-Star Information and Tickets - NBA.com
D-Will picked for Skills Challenge - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York