CLEVELAND - Cavaliers rookies Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson know where they will spent their All-Star Break. Their going to Disney World.
Well actually they will be in Orlando to participate in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge to kick-off NBA All-Star weekend on February 24th.
The Cavaliers duo will be the first duo to play in the game formally known as the Rookies vs. Sophomores game together since 2003 when Dajuan Wagner and Carlos Boozer participated in the game.
Irving leads all rookies in scoring averaging 18 points a game. Thompson in 18 games this season is averaging seven points and 4.7 rebounds a game.
NBA assistant coaches voted for the participants in the game.
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