Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 2/16/13
The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge is simply a pickup game during NBA All Star Friday that allows 1st and 2nd year NBA players the chance to shine and get ridiculous buckets. The game can get boring at times, but it always helps when a young star with handle or hops can take the night over.  That guy with the handles last night, Kyrie Irving, might have the best handle on the planet. In the video courtesy of the NBA, Irving commences to giving another young guard, the Pistons Brandon Knight the business. Irving came down hit Knight with a little bit of everything, then a nifty crossover, then finished Knight off with a long step back three that caused Knight to fall in the process. Kudos to Knight for going back at Irving and spicing the game up some.
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