2011 NBA All-Star Weekend: The Five Rookies Who Will Be There

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2011 NBA All-Star Weekend: The Five Rookies Who Will Be There
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All-Star Weekend is a time for the NBA to put their best and brightest on display. There isn't a single true NBA fan who doesn't remember Vince Carter's performance in the Slam Dunk Contest. Similarly, who can forget Larry Bird's performance in the Three-Point Shootout, where he famously told everyone before the contest started that they were all playing for second. Then there are all the memories from the Rookie vs. Sophomore game, and the All-Star game itself.

This article tells you which rookies are likely to compete in the All-Star weekend festivities, but does not include the Rookie vs. Sophomore game. So everyone knows where we stand, here is who we think will be participating in the Rookie vs. Sophomore game for the Rookies.

PG: John Wall
SG: Evan Turner, Xavier Henry
SF: Wes Johnson, Paul George
PF: Blake Griffin, Derrick Favors, Tiago Splitter
C: DeMarcus Cousins, Cole Aldrich

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