When DJ Khaled Hilariously Attempted All Star Skills Challenge, Ending It Perfectly

When DJ Khaled Hilariously Attempted All Star Skills Challenge, Ending It Perfectly

Edwin Kiplagat
February 17, 2023 at 1:37 PM
  • Hitmaker Dj Khaled went viral in last year's All-Star event for attempting the Skills Challenge
  • Dressed in street clothes, Khaled looked to be trying hard to complete the challenge, which saw him air-ball his first shot
  • This year's event will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and fans are expected to be treated to different All-Star festivities

The 72nd All-Star game is finally here. This year's event will be held at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Fans will be treated to different festivities, including the Dunk Contest, 3-Point Contest, and Skills Challenge. Celebrities always grace the All-Star weekend. In last year's event, DJ Khaled went viral after he attempted the Skills Challenge.

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DJ Khaled is a Miami Heat Fan. Photos by Issac Baldizon/NBAE and Juan Ocampo/NBAE.
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The 2022 NBA All-Star event was huge. The Top 75 NBA players were present, meaning the star power in the arena was off the charts. Stephen Curry won the MVP trophy after scoring 50 with 16 threes.

Team LeBron registered a narrow 163-160 victory over Team Durant. LeBron James is looking to lead his team to another win, their sixth straight win.

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DJ Khaled Skills Challenge

The ''All I Do is Win'' maker hilariously attempted the Skills Challenge during the event. It probably was the funniest moment at the event.

He air-balled his first shot, made the second, and gave an inspirational speech, saying how one should never give up. He blamed the first miss on all the jewelry he was wearing, according to Clutchpoints.

All you need to know about 2023 All-Star

For the first time, team captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will pick their rosters just before the tip-off of the All-Star Game on Sunday, 19th February. Kevin Durant suggested the format in 2022, per USA Today.

James is captain for the sixth consecutive year. He will make a record-equaling 19th All-Star appearance. The Los Angeles Lakers star has been a captain every year since the format was adopted in 2018.

Team Giannis are 0-2 against Team LeBron and the Milwaukee Bucks star is serving as captain for the third time.

West All-Star starters: James, Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets), Lauri Markkanen (Utah Jazz), Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzles)

East All-Star starters: Antetokounmpo, Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers), Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics), *Kyrie Irving (Dallas Mavericks), and Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers).

2023 NBA All-Star performers

Sports Brief earlier reported that Burna Boy, Tems, Rema, and Post Malone will perform at the event.

Grammy winners Burna Boy and Tems will perform at halftime, while Post Malone will hit the stage just before tip-off.

Utah native Payson and Grammy-nominated artist Jewel will sing the U.S. national anthem, while Jully Black will sing the Canadian national anthem on Sunday.

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