Found February 15, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The NBA’s best first- and second-year players will face off tonight in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, which has the distinction of being the only NBA game to feature less defense than the All-Star Game (and a handful of Sacramento Kings games). The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving, MVP of last year’s Rising Stars Challenge, headlines this year’s event. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) For the second consecutive year, TNT analysts and NBA legends Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal drafted the two ten-man rosters for the Rising Stars. Team Shaq features All-Star Kyrie Irving and Rookie of the Year favorite Damian Lillard. Team Chuck includes dynamic big men Kenneth Faried and Anthony Davis. Here’s a look at the TV info and rosters, along with a prediction: BBVA NBA All-Star Rising Stars Challenge Info Start Time: Tonight, Friday February 15; 9:00 Eastern, 8:00 Central Television: TNT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Team Shaq Roster Damian Lillard (Por...
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