Philadelphia 76ers sophomore forward Evan Turner was selected by general manager Charles Barkley, former Sixers legend, in 2012 Rising Stars Challenge draft Thursday night on NBA.TV. The exhibition game, which was formerly known as the Rookie Challenge, will take place on Feb. 24
The game will feature 18 of the top first- and second-year players rather than have the rookies face off against the sophomores like they have every other season, the league decided to mix the rosters, with Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal drafting the teams from the an available pool of players.
Here is the team Charles Barkley drafted:
Here is the team Shaquille O'Neal drafted:
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