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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander shoots during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Oklahoma City.

Sue Ogrocki/The Associated Press

Canadian Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder will replace Detroit Pistons guard Derrick Rose next Saturday in the skills challenge, one of the events on the NBA’s all-star weekend schedule.

Gilgeous-Alexander will also play for the world team in the NBA rising stars game in Chicago next Friday.

The 21-year-old from Hamilton leads the Thunder in scoring with 19.5 points per game, ranks second in rebounding (6.2) and is third in assists (3.2) in his second NBA season.

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Rose, who won the skills challenge as an NBA rookie with the Chicago Bulls, is unable to compete due to an adductor strain.

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