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Rising Stars Challenge: Tip-Off Time, Where to Watch

February 17th, 2017 at 9:08 AM
Aggregated By Sports Media 101

The Philadelphia 76ers have two players that will participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to kick off NBA All-Star Weekend. Where to watch:

NBA All-Star weekend is here, and some Philadelphia 76ers fans are incredibly bitter. Perhaps rightfully so, as their rookie center Joel Embiid was snubbed from the All-Star game with Paul Millsap taking his place. The reasoning for Embiid not getting a spot in the game is likely because he is a rookie, and also because he has been held out of a fair amount of his games due to injury reasons â?? both preventative and because of current injuries.

Embiid was invited to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge, as well as the Skills Challenge, but due to a slightly torn …

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Tags: 76ers, Dario Saric, Jahlil Okafor, Joel Embiid, NBA News, Paul Millsap

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