Five Bold Predictions for the 2013 NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Ricky Rubio (L) and Kyrie Irving (M) look set for a rematch (Gary Bogdon/EPA)

We mistimed the Mayan apocalypse, but it won’t prevent us from making new predictions.  Houston will host the NBA Rising Stars Challenge which features the league’s most promising rookie and sophomore players (click here for rosters).  To basketball enthusiasts, this is the most intriguing event in All Star weekend, so here is a guess of what to expect in the sloppy offensive showcase:

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