Jan 25, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Hornets power forward Anthony Davis (23) dunks against the Houston Rockets during the second quarter of a game at the New Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Anthony Davis Selected To Play In BBVA Rising Stars Challenge


This comes at no surprise but New Orleans Hornets #1 draft pick Anthony Davis has been selected to take part in this years all-star festivities. Davis will join fellow rookies and sophomores in the 2013 Rising Stars Challenge.

 

Right now Davis is averaging 12.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.8 blocks per game.

The teams have not been determined yet as this will the be the 2nd year that Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkely will pick teams, instead of it being the classic Rookies vs Sophomores.

Other Hornets rookies Austin Rivers and Darius Miller will not be participating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Rising Stars Challenge full roster:

Sophomores

  • Kyrie Irving
  • Kenneth Faried
  • Brandon Knight
  • Kawhi Leonard
  • Chandler Parsons
  • Tristian Thompson
  • Kay Thompson
  • Kemba Walker
  • Nikola Vucevic

Rookies

  • Damian Lillard
  • Anthony Daivs
  • Dion Waiters
  • Tylers Zeller
  • Harrison Barnes
  • Andre Drummond
  • Alexy Shved
  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
  • Bradley Beal

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