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Kyrie Irving named MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge

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Kyrie Irving from Cleveland Cavaliers goes to the basket against Team Shaq players Ricky Rubio from Minnesota Timberwolves and Spain as well as Blake Griffin from Los Angeles Clippers (R) in the second half of the 2012 NBA BBVA Rising Stars Challenge game at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on Friday Feb. 24, 2012.

AP reports: Irving was a perfect 8 for 8 from beyond the arc and finished with 34 points, helping Team Chuck beat Team Shaq 146-133 in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday.

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