Tony Parker Wins Skills Challenge On 2012 NBA All-Star Saturday

Tony Parker is the champion of the Taco Bell Skills Challenge during the 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend. He wins a year's supply of cinnamon twists and a case of mild sauce packets. His winning time was 32.7 seconds.

Parker defeated Deron Williams, bricker of shots, and Rajon Rondo in the finals. Rondo beat John Wall in a rare tiebreaker to get to the finals. Both finished the first round in 32.8 seconds. Rondo's tiebreaker was nearly flawless. Wall missed 14 or so shots from the top of the key, and then missed a gratuitous dunk after he'd been eliminated. It was fantastic.

Kyrie Irving had perhaps the worst debut performance in the eight-year history of the event, doing everything but dribbling backwards. The kid for whom he was trying to win a $25,000 scholarship wouldn't even make eye contact with him at the end of the run.

Russell Westbrook, the 2011 runner-up, finished fifth, ahead of only Irving. Last year's champion, Stephen Curry, pulled out, citing injury.

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