Former NBA superstar and current knucklehead analyst Charles Barkley (along with Shaq) took part in the first annual NBA Rising Stars Challenge draft this evening, drafting DeMarcus Cousins with the third overall pick.
Cousins will team up with former Kentucky Wildcat and current Washington Wizard, John Wall on Barkley’s team, which will be coached by former NBA head coach Mike Fratello. Cousins and Wall both put on a show in last years Rookie-Sophomore game, so I’d expect the two buddies to have some showstopping moments next Friday night.
The teams are as follows:
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