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Gilgeous-Alexander named to All-Star Weekend

Gilgeous-Alexander named to All-Star Weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY- The Thunder picked up another participant in the All-Star Weekend festivities. 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was named to the Skills Challenge on Saturday evening.

Gilgeous-Alexander replaces Derrick Rose. Rose will miss the Skills Challenge with an adductor strain. 

Gilgeous-Alexander will be the third Thunder player to compete in the Skills Challenge, after previous appearances by Russell Westbrook and Reggie Jackson. 

The Skills Challenge is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. on Saturday night, and can be viewed on TNT.

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Ryan Chapman covers Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder for 107.7 The Franchise since 2019. In December of 2020, Chapman was named the Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated Sooners, and he also is a contributor for Sports Illustrated Thunder. Chapman has previously worked for OCCC's Student Newspaper, The Pioneer, where Chapman covered the Oklahoma City Energy, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his time with The Pioneer, Chapman served as the Sports Editor as well as the Editor-in-Chief.

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