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2014 Rising Stars Challenge Participants

Yesterday the NBA announced the Rising Star participants during the All-Star break.

Rookies chosen are Philadelphia 76ers MichaelCarter-Williams, Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo, Atlanta Hawks’ forward Pero Antic, Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, Utah Jazz’s guard Trey Burke, New York Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr., Oklahoma City Thunder center Steve Adams, Brooklyn Nets’ Mason Plumlee, and Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics.

New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Portland Trailblazers Damian Lillard lead the sophomore team.

Joining them are Golden State Warriors’ Harrison Barnes, Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal, Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Dion Waiters, Boston Celtics’ Jared Sullinger, Toronto Raptors’ Jonas Valanciuna and Houston Rockets’ forward Terrence Jones.

Two general managers of the teams will draft each player and build their team. No GMs have been announced to this point.

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