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All-Star Weekend has officially kicked off and in due time. Players need rest or at least some free-flowing games with a little less intensity. The Rising Stars Challenge is perfect for this. The young stars of the NBA had a ball with Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons leading Team Hill to a 142-136 victory over Team Webber.

The game showed the popularity of the Nike Zoom Hyperrev in the current NBA landscape. Four out of the 18 players in the game wore the Hyperrev during the game. Two players wore the adidas Crazy 8 "All-Star," and two players wore the Nike Hyperdunk 2013.

So let's break down what happened.

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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 Every Sneaker to Expect At the 2014 NBA All-Star WeekendAndre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons took home MVP honors with 30 points and 25 rebounds in just 28 minutes of action. He wore a PE of the Nike Zoom Hyperrev and had a hilarious moment happen when he received his MVP award. The BBVA representative who handed out the award forgot that their were two parts to the trophy and accidentally dropped it on the floor.

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Drummond wasn't the only highlight. New York Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters had a duel of epic proportions that captivated the audience during the second half of the game. Hardaway finished with 36 points while Waiters had an impressive 31 points. Hardaway Jr. wore the Crazy 8 "All-Star," and Waiters chose to go with a PE of the Nike Zoom Crusader.

Tim Hardaway Jr.
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Tim Hardaway Jr.
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Dion Waiters
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Dion Waiters
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As far as solid games go, Bradley Beal and Victor Oladipo kept it steady. Beal had 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists in the Nike Zoom Hyperrev PE, and Oladipo had 13 points and 4 assists in the Air Jordan XX8 SE PE.

Bradley Beal
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Bradley Beal
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Victor Oladipo
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Victor Oladipo
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Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis took it easy as both of them will participate in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. Lillard's participating in every event you can imagine during All-Star Weekend including the Skills Challenge, the Dunk Contest, and the Three Point Contest.

Either way, Lillard had a quiet 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists in the adidas Crazy 1 "All-Star" and Davis managed 16 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists in a PE of the Nike Air Max Hyperposite.

Damian Lillard
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Damian Lillard
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Anthony Davis
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Anthony Davis
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Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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