Rook-soph game: Future All-Stars?
Originally Published: February 15, 2013By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Kim Klement/US Presswire Kyre Irving was the MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge last year. This year, he's a first-time All-Star.The Rising Stars Challenge is fun for fans who like to see players score at will. But it isn't much of a game. The more compelling storyline, to my eyes, is what kind of effect being selected to this game has on the rookies and sophs. Many of them get tricked into thinking this will be the first of many invites to the NBA's most exciting weekend.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- MJ's 'flu game' shoes shatter auction record
- Doc wins in return as Clippers top Celtics
- Knicks blow 23-point lead but pull out win
- Melo: Woodson 'can't worry about' status
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
The NBA On ESPN.com
- adidas Men's New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis #23 Revolution 30 Replica Navy Basketball Jersey