Reynolds, Williams to Compete in the NBA D-League Showcase's Skills Competitions
The Armor are the only NBA D-League franchise with participants in each competition.
The competitions will take place at 10:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. Each competition will re-air nationally on VERSUS on Jan. 15 at 11:00 p.m. EST and Jan. 29.
The Slam Dunk Contest will be a two-round competition. The four players may complete two dunks in each round, with five judges each awarding between five and 10 points for every made dunk. The two dunkers with the highest composite score after the first round advance to the final round. The player with the highest composite score after the final round wins.
The Three-Point Contest will be a three-round competition, featuring several innovations, including a moveable ‘Money Rack’ consisting of all ‘Money’ balls and increased points awarded for shots made from deeper shooting spots. From the field of eight contestants participating in Round 1, the four players with the highest scores will move on to Round 2. The two players with the highest scores in Round 2 will then compete in Round 3. The player with the highest score in Round 3 is the champion.
Reynolds ranks second on the Armor with 24 three-point field goals this season. He averages 15.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game.
Joining Reynolds in the Three-Point Shot competition will be Corey Allmond (Fort Wayne Mad Ants), Andre Ingram (Utah Flash), Marcus Landry (Reno Big Horns), Chris Lofton (Iowa Energy), Jamar Smith (Maine Red Claws), Robert Vaden (Tulsa 66ers) and Booker Woodfox (Texas Legends).
Williams, who averages 11.3 points per game and shoots 45 percent from the field, is known for his tremendous leaping ability and acrobatic dunks. As a senior at Wake Forest, Williams took home fourth place in the 22nd annual State Farm College Slam Dunk Championship at the 2010 NCAA Final Four.
Joining Williams in the slam dunk competition will be Marqus Blakely (Bakersfield Jam), Chris Johnson (Dakota Wizards) and reigning NBA D-League All-Star slam dunk champion, Dar Tucker (New Mexico Thunderbirds).