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The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge takes place on Friday, Feb. 24. You can locate the full roster for Team Shaq right here.
NBA All-Star Weekend is upon us. Part of the festivities in Orlando is the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, which will take place at the Amway Center on Friday, Feb. 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET. The exhibition game prior to the main exhibition game is meant to showcase "up-and-coming" young NBA players.
The two teams in this year's event are Team Shaq, coached by Shaquille O'Neal, and Team Chuck, headed up by Charles Barkley. The two coaches recently held a draft on Thursday, Feb. 16 to pick teams, and when the smoke cleared, this was the final Team Shaq roster:
Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers
Jeremy Lin, New York Knicks
Ricky Rubio, Minnesota Timberwolves
Markieff Morris, Phoenix Suns
Kemba Walker, Charlotte Bobcats
Landry Fields, New York Knicks
Norris Cole, Miami Heat
Brandon Knight, Detroit Pistons
Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers
Greg Monroe, Detroit Pistons
The game will be televised nationally on TNT.
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