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Rondo, Stackhouse added as replacements to All-Star events

By Official release

Posted Feb 24 2012 9:25AM

ORLANDO -- Boston Celtics guard and 2012 NBA All-Star Rajon Rondo will replace injured Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (strained tendon, right foot) in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge.

Atlanta Hawks forward Jerry Stackhouse will replace injured teammate Joe Johnson (left knee tendinitis) in Haier Shooting Stars.

The Taco Bell Skills Challenge and Haier Shooting Stars will be televised live nationally as part of the NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by State Farm, which will also feature the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest and the Sprite Slam Dunk. TNT and ESPN Radio's national coverage will begin at 8 p.m. EST from Amway Center.

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