Damian Lillard, Trey Burke win Taco Bell Skills Challenge by tenth of a second

Sunday February 16th, 2014

Damian Lillard; Trey BurkeDamian Lillard and Trey Burke won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

The duo of Blazers star Damian Lillard and Jazz rookie Trey Burke won the Taco Bell Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend by a tenth of a second on Saturday, edging the team of Magic rookie Victor Oladipo and 76ers rookie Michael-Carter Williams on Burke's last-second lay-in.

Burke missed two jumpers at the top of the key in the finals before making his third attempt, then racing down the floor to try and beat Oladipo and Carter-Williams' time of 45.3 seconds. His finger-roll layup went through the net just in time. Literally -- at 45.2 seconds.

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Also competing in the contest were the duo of Suns guard Goran Dragic and Thunder guard Reggie Jackson and the team of Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo and Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan.

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