Posted Feb 10, 2013 6:52 PM
NEW YORK -- Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson will replace injured Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (back) on TEAM SHAQ in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. A 6-9 rookie forward out of St. Bonaventure, Nicholson is averaging 7.6 points and 3.5 rebounds.
This marks the second straight year rookies and sophomores will be mixed together on teams. Last year in Orlando, Cleveland's Kyrie Irving netted a game-high 34 points and MVP honors as he led TEAM CHUCK over TEAM SHAQ 146-133.
The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge will be will be played Friday, Feb. 15, in Houston and televised live nationally on TNT at 9 p.m. ET and also will be broadcast live on ESPN Radio, while NBA.com will make live audio available to fans in multiple languages.
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