Thompson, Barnes named to Rising Stars Challenge

Thompson, Barnes named to Rising Stars Challenge
February 7, 2013, 5:15 pm
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Klay Thompson's 131 made 3's are the third most in the NBA this season. Harrison Barnes' 9.4 points per game is seventh most among rookies. (AP)

David Lee, Western Conference All-Star, and Stephen Curry, All-Star 3-point contestant, won't be the only Warriors taking part in the festivities in Houston next weekend.

Second-year sharpshooter Klay Thompson, and rookie swingman Harrison Barnes will represent "Team Shaq" is the Rising Stars Challenge next Friday, Feb. 15 at 6:00 PST on TNT.

Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley took turns drafting their 10-man rosters, with Portland's Damian Lillard going No. 1 overall to "Team Shaq," and New Orleans' Anthony Davis No. 2 to "Team Chuck."

Shaq selected Thompson and Barnes with his fourth and fifth picks respectively, the seventh and ninth overall picks.

Team Shaq (overall pick)
Damian Lillard (1)
Kyrie Irving (3)
Andre Drummond (5)
Klay Thompson (7)
Harrison Barnes (9)
Chandler Parsons (11)
Dion Waiters (13)
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (15)
Tyler Zeller (17)
Kemba Walker (19)

Team Chuck (overall pick)
Anthony Davis (2)
Kenneth Faried (4)
Kawhi Leonard (6)
Bradley Beal (8)
Ricky Rubio (10)
Tristan Thompson (12)
Nikola Vucevic (14)
Brandon Knight (16)
Isaiah Thomas (18)
Alexey Shved (20)

Who has the better roster?