NBA All-Star Weekend: ‘Rising Stars’ To Watch

Mixed into the NBA All-Star Weekend is the very exciting Rising Stars Challenge game on Friday, February 14th. The game is guaranteed to be exciting with the very best rookie and sophomore players facing off against each other.

Being that the game is on Valentine’s Day evening, we wanted to show a little love to the guys we’ll be watching closely. These are the guys who are not only future Rising Stars, but future faces of their respective franchises.



The rest of the line-up includes:
Steven Adams – Oklahoma City Thunder
Pero Antic – Atlanta Hawks
Harrison Barnes – Golden State Warriors
Bradley Beal – Washington Wizards
Trey Burke – Utah Jazz
Tim Hardaway, Jr. – New York Knicks
Terrence Jones – Houston Rockets
Victor Oladipo – Orlando Magic
Mason Plumlee – Brooklyn Nets
Jared Sullinger – Boston Celtics
Jonas Valanciunas – Toronto Raptors
Dion Waiters – Cleveland Cavaliers

Brian Reddoch is a CraveOnline reporter and rabid fan of all teams Seattle. You can follow him on Twitter @ReddReddoch or “like” CraveOnline Sports on Facebook

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