White, Novak in All-Star competitions

The NBA announced Thursday night that Knicks forwards Steve Novak and James White will participate in All-Star Saturday night competitions on Feb. 16 in Houston.

Novak will participate in the 3-point shootout, along with Ryan Anderson (Hornets), Matt Bonner (Spurs), Stephen Curry (Warriors), Paul George (Pacers) and Kyrie Irving (Cavaliers).

"He may be the best shooter in the league," Charles Barkley said of Novak on TNT during the announcement.

White will be in the dunk contest, along with Eric Bledsoe (Clippers), Jeremy Evans (Jazz), Kenneth Faried (Nuggets), Gerald Green (Pacers) and Terrence Ross (Raptors).

In addition to White and Novak, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler will be in Houston, suiting up for the Eastern Conference All-Star team.

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