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Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine

Results of Events in the NBA All-Star Weekend

Posted on 14 Feb, 2016, by in NBA

The NBA All-Star weekend, held in Toronto this time, isn’t just about the All-Star game. A lot of people like the other stuff too: Dunk contest, three-point shootout, rising stars challenge which was Team USA vs Team World this time and even the celebrities going at it, which on this occasion was Team Canada against Team USA. More

Andre Drummond

Andre Drummond Takes the MVP in a Meaningless Game

Posted on 15 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

There’s something about the Rising Stars Challenge that doesn’t quite work, despite the changes it has gone through over the years. Andre Drummond was the star of the latest edition, leading Team Hill to a 142-136 win over Team Webber. More

Kenneth Faried

Rising Stars Challenge Still Not Very Interesting

Posted on 16 Feb, 2013, by in NBA

Kenneth Faried kept dunking without anyone disturbing him, making 18 of his 22 field goal attempts, as he led team Chuck to a 163-135 win over Team Shaq in the opening event of the 2013 All-Star weekend, the Rising Stars Challenge, which still doesn’t really work despite the various attempts to add some missing ingredient into the mix. More

Rising Stars Challenge Simply Doesn’t Work

Posted on 25 Feb, 2012, by in NBA

Kyrie Irving won the MVP of a boring Rising Stars challenge game that became some random schoolyard picking of Shaq vs Chuck, instead of finding some actual common ground for the players as the All-Star weekend doesn’t have much to offer before the Sunday game. More