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3 players with rising draft stocks after NCAA tournament's 1st weekend

We’re two rounds into the madness, and – for some college athletes – this will be their last opportunity to take a major leap forward to increase their stock for June’s NBA draft. The tournament has already lost some top prospects, like Trae Young, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Deandre Ayton, but what about players forcing their way into the conversation? ...

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The 5 best dunks from the Rising Stars game

As always, the Rising Stars game had plenty of fun, high-flying action, with just the smallest hint of defense. Team World dominated the game from start to finish, winning 155-124, but Team USA dominated the highlight reel. There were a few missed gems that surely would have joined the list if they were finished. Regardless, the fans weren’t disappointed. 5. ...

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Sabonis records a double-double as World defeats USA in Rising Stars Challenge

LOS ANGELES — Second-year Pacers center Domas Sabonis made a statement on a national stage Friday night, collecting 13 points and 11 rebounds over 19 minutes in the World team’s 155-124 victory over the U.S. team in the Rising Stars Challenge. Buddy Hield scored 29 points with five 3-pointers and Bogdan Bogdanovic&n… FOX Sports Digital

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How Bogdan Bogdanovic shot his way to the top of Rising Stars Challenge

LOS ANGELES — The MVP of the Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Challenge walked out of a side door in the bowels of the Staples Center on Friday night and strolled to the dais, light shimmering off his glass trophy. “Can I ask the first question?” Bogdan Bogdanovic said. When you’re the MVP, you can do whatever you want…. ...

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Which All-Star's skill do the NBA's Rising Stars want?

Aside from Joel Embiid, who earned a rare invite to both the Rising Stars game and the All-Star Game, most of the youngsters playing Friday night can only dream of starring in All-Star weekend’s Sunday showcase. So with the NBA’s Rising Stars reduced to everyday fans like the rest of us, we asked them what super skill belonging to a ...

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2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars

What: Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars When: Friday, Feb. 16 | 9 p.m. ETWhere: STAPLES CenterTV: TNTOfficial Rules: (PDF)Participants: Official Roster <s… News

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