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Friday night began the All-Star Weekend in Houston, which featured the Rising Stars Challenge with a mixture if first and second year players chosen by Shaq and Charles Barkley. One highlight is this off-the-glass move from Ricky Rubio to Kenneth Faried for an easy bucket.The post Ricky Rubio Off-The-Glass To Kenneth Faried (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
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Check out some of the amazing handles from Ricky Rubio that he puts on display during the Rising Stars Challenge game as he helped Team Chuck get the big victory over Team Shaq on the opening night of All-Star Weekend in Houston!
Friday night kicked off the All-Star Weekend in Houston with the Rising Stars Challenge and the celebrity game. The celebrity game was pretty boring in my opinion, but the Rising Stars Challenge had a few highlights. Check out the alley-oop from Ricky Rubio off the glass to Kenneth Faried. Not quite a dunk, but still a pretty play.
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Timberwolves guards Ricky Rubio and Alexey Shved both participated on Charles Barkley's team, Team Chuck, in Friday night's BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. Barkley's crew defeated Shaquille O'Neal's, 163-135, in a high-scoring and completely unrealistic game that eventually devolved into a dunk exhibition.
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