The NBA announced Wednesday the rosters for the 2014 BVBA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend. The event, formerly known as the Rookies-Sophomores game, now features a pool from which assistant coaches for the All-Star Game will select their team.
|2014 Rising Stars Challenge Player Pool|
|Damian Lillard||Trail Blazers||G||Sophomore|
Some surprises: No. 1 pick Anthony Bennet did not make it, fresh off is 15-point performance Tuesday (his first double-digit performance of the season). Mason Plumlee made it, and not is brother Miles, who has been infinitely better. One must assume they got them mixed up. Tony Snell could probably have made it, but it isn' a big deal.