• Thunder rookie Steven Adams selected to Rising Stars Challenge game

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 29, 2014
    Here is the list of all the players selected for the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge: On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that Adams would take part in the Rising Star challenge, the showcase game played on Friday of All-Star weekend. Steven Adams’ first season in the NBA will include a stop in New Orleans for All-Star weekend. The BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge televised live nationally on TNT at 9 p.m. In somewhat of a surprise, Thunder second-year guard Jeremy Lamb was not selected to take part. Here’s the field: The event used to pit rookies and sophomores against each other, but now, it includes a field of rookies and sophomore who will be split into teams selected by TNT personalities. Second-year forward Miles Plumlee of the Phoenix Suns might have earned a spot, especially considering his playing with younger brother Mason would make for a nice story, but he has struggled of late.
    Source: newsok.com
    • Rising Stars rosters announced for All-Star Weekend, rookies and sophomores set to produce highlights

      While All-Star Saturday Night and the All-Star Game itself have served as the weekend's marquee events for some time, the Rookie-Sophomore Game has become a favorite of more diehard basketball fans. The event, now known as the BBVA Compass Rising Stars …
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Lillard, Carter-Williams headline 2014 Rising Stars Challenge

    The Philadelphia 76ers' Michael Carter-Williams, the New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis and the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard headline the list of 18 players selected for the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to be played Friday, Feb. 1…
    Source: nba.com
  • Kelly Olynyk, Jared Sullinger chosen for NBA's Rising Stars Challenge

    Celtics forwards Kelly Olynyk and Jared Sullinger were selected for the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge.
    Source: boston.com

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