Tatum, Brown Slated To Play In NBA’s Rising Stars Game
The Boston Celtics have a pair of All Stars in Kyrie Irving and Al Horford. They'll also be well accounted for in the NBA All-Star Weekend's kickoff event, the Rising Stars Challenge.
The game, which shows of the top second year stars and the league's elite rookies will have two Celtics playing on the U.S. team, as forwards Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have been pegged for the team's roster.
Brown has had a strong start to his second NBA season, averaging 14.2 points and 5.5 rebounds over 43 games.
Tatum, a rookie and the third overall pick from the 2017 NBA Draft, has put together a quality start to his NBA career. In 48 games, the Duke product has averaged 13.5 points and 5.5 rebounds.