Picking the Rising Stars Rosters So Chuck and Shaq Don’t Have To

by Micah Hart

Earlier this morning Sekou and I put our GM caps on and picked rosters for the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, trying to figure out what they might look like once Shaq and Chuck get done with them for All-Star Friday night.

Sekou got the first pick because, well, he’s big time, and I’m just a squirrel trying to get a nut.

Here are our squads:

Sekou’s Squad (in order of draft selection):

Blake Griffin
Ricky Rubio
Kyrie Irving
Paul George
Derrick Williams
Evan Turner
Tristan Thompson
Tiago Splitter
Markieff Morris

And mine:

Micah’s Men:

John Wall
DeMarcus Cousins
Greg Monroe
Kemba Walker
MarShon Brooks
Gordon Hayward
Kawhi Leonard
Jeremy Lin Landry Fields
Brandon Knight

Which team do you like the best?

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  1. mike says:

    Come on guys Jeff Teague deserves a spot on there..

  2. tone says:

    jeremy lin need to be on the roster real talk

  3. tone says:

    JEREMY LIN all dayyyy

  4. Drew Coss says:

    Jeremy Lin has only played, what, three or four games. Next year maybe but not this year.

  5. Kel says:

    @Drew Cross — The Rising Stars game is rookies and sophomores only, he won’t be eligible next year.

  6. Basketball Fan says:

    @everyone @kennysmith the comminsioner of bbva challenge @

    Jlin #17 isn’t a rookie. He’s been in the league for 1 year. He’s a sophomore….

    Add JLIN to the selection pool….

    Thank You…

    I think avg 20+ pts, 8+ asts in 7 games is legit….plus 7 wins…..