From Los Angeles to Dallas
The Los Angeles D-Fenders, L.A.'s Lakers-affiliated Development League team, will be represented by Dar Tucker in the D-League Slam Dunk Competition and Diamon Simpson in the D-League Haier Shooting Stars.
Aside from Sunday's NBA All-Star game, Gasol will also participate in the NBA's Haier Shooting Stars competition when he'll join Marie Ferdinand-Harris of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks and former Los Angeles Clippers player Brent Barry to form "Team Los Angeles."
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