5 things to watch for during NBA All-Star weekend

Published: Friday, Feb. 14 2014 9:13 a.m. MST

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Andy Clayton-King, Associated Press
Former Weber State point guard Damian Lillard will compete in five different events this weekend, the most in NBA history. Lillard has had a tremendous season thus far, and he has earned a reputation for being one of the more well-balanced players in the league. The reigning Rookie of the Year award-winner will have several chances to show off different aspects of his game, as well as the entire package as a whole.

Lillard will compete the Rising Stars Challenge, the Three-Point Contest, the Skills Challenge, the Slam Dunk Contest and the All-Star Game.

Because Portland isn't a large market, Lillard hasn't gotten as much exposure playing for the Blazers as some of the other young players in the league. But with his packed schedule this weekend, he is sure to become more of a household name.

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