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Replacements Announced For Dream Factory Friday

Maine's Trey Gilder is taking part in the Dunk Contest.
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NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2010 Austin's Alonzo Gee, Maine's Trey Gilder and Idaho's Donell Taylor were today selected to replace Maine's Bill Walker (NBA recall) Tulsa's Deron Washington (injured) and Utah's Dontell Jefferson (injured) in the Slam Dunk Competition and NBA D-League Haier Shooting Stars competitions, respectively.

Gee, who is averaging 20.3 points for the Toros and Gilder, who is averaging 14.4 points for the Red Claws, will display their high-flying skills against Albuquerque's Tony Danridge and Los Angeles' Dar Tucker in the Slam Dunk Competition as part of the 2010 NBA D-League Dream Factory Friday Night presented by Haier. Gilder will also participate in the Haier Shooting Stars competition. Both Gee and Gilder will play in the 2010 NBA D-League All-Star game on Saturday.

Taylor will display his shooting speed and accuracy in the 2010 NBA D-League Haier Shooting Stars Competition against 11 other NBA D-League players.

The third annual NBA D-League Dream Factory Friday night will take place tonight at 10 p.m. ET on Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas and be streamed live on nba.com.

NBA D-League All-Star action continues when the fourth annual NBA D-League All-Star Game comes to Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas on Saturday, Feb. 13 and will be televised live on NBA TV at 3 p.m. ET.

The complete field for NBA D-League Dream Factory Friday Night presented by Haier is below.

Dunk Contest Participants
PLAYER (TEAM)
POS.
HT.
WT.
BIRTHDATE
FROM
Tony Danridge (Albuquerque) G/F 6-5 215 2/26/86 New Mexico
Dar Tucker (Los Angeles) G 6-4 205 4/11/88 DePaul
Alonzo Gee (replacement) (Austin) G 6-6 220 5/29/87 Alabama
Trey Gilder (replacement) (Maine) F 6-9 185 1/24/85 Northwestern State

Three-Point Shootout Participants
PLAYER (TEAM)
POS.
HT.
WT.
BIRTHDATE
FROM
Blake Ahearn (Bakersfield) G 6-2 190 5/27/84 Missouri State
Morris Almond (Springfield) G 6-5 210 2/2/85 Rice
Andre Ingram (Utah) G 6-3 190 11/19/85 American
Rob Kurz (Fort Wayne) F 6-9 230 5/5/85 Notre Dame

Shooting Stars Participants
PLAYER (TEAM)
POS.
HT.
WT.
BIRTHDATE
FROM
Romel Beck (Dakota) F 6-8 195 5/29/82 UNLV
Brian Butch (Bakersfield) F 6-11 240 12/22/84 Wisconsin
Pat Carroll (Iowa) G 6-5 190 9/10/82 St. Joseph's
Desmon Farmer (Reno) F 6-5 210 10/7/81 USC
Trey Gilder (Maine) F 6-9 185 1/24/85 Northwestern State
Mike Harris (Rio Grande Valley) F 6-6 235 6/15/85 Rice
Donell Taylor (replacement) (Idaho) G 6-5 215 7/26/82 UAB
Curtis Jerrells (Austin) G 6-1 195 2/5/87 Baylor
Carlos Powell (Albuquerque) F 6-7 225 2/29/83 South Carolina
Mustafa Shakur (Tulsa) G 6-3 190 8/18/84 Arizona
Diamon Simpson (Los Angeles) F 6-7 230 9/8/87 St. Mary's (CA)
Reggie Williams (Sioux Falls) F 6-6 210 9/14/86 Virginia Military