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Friday night's NBA Rising Star Challenge was as middling and uninteresting as it typically is. Team USA beat Team World 161-144 in a game that saw zero defense and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kyle Kuzma win MVP. Whatever. But Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, who served as head coach for Jayson Tatum
Kyle Kuzma gained acclaim last season because he played well and played for the Lakers, the NBA's most prominent franchise. Then, LeBron James went to Los Angeles and brought even more attention to the Lakers. [email protected] says the media coverage of the @Lakers doesn't bother him.
Friday marked the first day of NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, with the biggest news being made away from the court. As one would expect in these exhibitions the defense was nowhere to be found, with players on both the World and USA teams not meeting much resistance on their way to the basket. Team USA won by a 161-144 final score, with Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers taking home MVP honors. As noted above the Lakers forward had a good night, winning MVP honors and the $25,000 bonus that goes to each member of the winning team.
Slam dunks and three pointers were the order of the day and defense disappeared completely as Team USA outgunned Team World 161-144 in the NBA Rising Stars game on Friday night. Los Angeles Lakers player Kyle Kuzma scored a game-high 35 points and was named MVP of the contest which features the league
In a game that featured as much defense as one of the pickup games at your local YMCA, Team USA led fairly comfortably all game against Team World, and ended up winning 161-144. Kyle Kuzma was voted the game's MVP, scoring 35 points while jacking up 27 shots. I also did not realize how many stupid