Found February 16, 2013 on
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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Second year Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving breaks Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight's ankles with a dirty crossover in the Rising Stars game last night. Check out the video below.
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Despite the game going in the favor of Team Chuck, Team Shaq member Kyrie Irving decided to steal the show with this nice crossover move against Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight.Be cautious...broken ankles ahead...(Courtesy of @CJzero)