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NBA Rookie-Sophomore Game 2013: Time, TV schedule and more

Florida basketball fans can catch out Orlando's Andrew Nicholson and Nikola Vucevic in the game.


The best rookies and sophomores in the NBA will take the floor on Friday night, as basketball fans get a peak at the stars of tomorrow. Headlining the field is Kyrie Irving, who's also in the NBA All-Star game. He will be looking to win MVP of Friday's game for the second straight season.

The teams, which were selected by Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley, will feature budding stars like Irving, Damian Llilard, Anthony Davis and Kenneth Faried.

The event will have some local flavor for Florida basketball fans, as the Magic's Andrew Nicholson will be facing off against Nikola Vucevic.

The showdown, along with the celebrity game, kick off the All-Star festivities this weekend in Houston. For full coverage, click here.

Game time: 9 p.m. ET

TV schedule: TNT

Radio schedule: ESPN Radio

Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Chris Webber and Mike Fratello.


TEAM SHAQ: Damian Lillard (Portland), Kyrie Irving (Cleveland), Andrew Nicholson (Orlando), Klay Thompson (Golden State), Harrison Barnes (Golden State), Chandler Parsons (Houston), Dion Waiters (Cleveland), Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Charlotte), Tyler Zeller (Cleveland), Kemba Walker (Charlotte)

TEAM CHUCK: Anthony Davis (New Orleans), Kenneth Faried (Denver), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio), Bradley Beal (Washington), Ricky Rubio (Minnesota), Tristan Thompson (Cleveland), Nikola Vucevic (Orlando), Brandon Knight (Detroit), Isaiah Thomas (Sacramento), Alexey Shved (Minnesota)

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