ORLANDO -- Led by Kyrie Irivng's 34 points and nine assists, Team Chuck defeated Team Shaq, 146-133, tonight in the Rising Stars Challenge at the Amway Center.
Also for Team Chuck, Paul George scored 23 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Evan Turner had 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.
Tristan Thompson led Team Shaq with 20 points and Greg Monroe had 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Team Chuck was actually coached by Charles Barkley, and Team Shaq was coached by Shaquille O'Neal.
Jeremy Lin, the NBA's latest sensation from the New York Knicks, had just two points, one assists and one turnover, and was 1-of-4 from the floor for Team Shaq while playing only nine minutes.
-- Dwain Price
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