The Boston Celtics will be well-represented in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star weekend.
Jared Sullinger and Kelly Olynyk will be the faces to support the green and white in the weekend festivities, the NBA announced Wednesday.January 29, 2014January 29, 2014
Sullinger, who was injured throughout the 2012-13 season, has been a force inside the paint with defensive poisitioning and offensive rebounding, and may find himself playing alongside or playing against his fellow teammate Kelly Olynyk in the game. Sullinger has netted 12.5 points and 7.6 rebounds per game this season, and Olynyk has posted 6.6 points and 4.4 rebounds per contest.
Some of the players that will be participating in the event are Portland's Damian Lillard, Detroit's Andre Drummond, New York's Tim Hardaway Jr., Houston's Terrence Jones, Orlando's Victor Oladipo, Washington's Bradley Beal and more.
The NBA All-Star weekend begins February 14th.