Group Barry wins Clorox Rising Stars, Cade Cunningham named MVP

The mini-tournament format did not disappoint on All-Star Friday with Cade Cunningham and Group Barry defeating Group Isiah within the title sport.

Championship Last:
Group Barry 25, Group Isiah 20 | Boxscore

#1: Group Isiah 50, Group Worthy 49 | Boxscore
#2: Group Barry 50, Group Payton 48 | Boxscore

Most Priceless Participant: Cade Cunningham, Pistons

Rookies Cade Cunningham and Franz Wagner got here up clutch within the last of the Clorox Rising Stars at All-Star 2022, capping a 25-20 victory for Group Barry over Group Isiah. Cunningham drained a path 3 to offer his squad a 24-20 lead, and on the subsequent possession, he discovered Wagner on a back-door reduce. Wagner was fouled and sunk his first free throw to cap a closing, 13-2 run for Group Barry, which trailed 18-12.

Cunningham was named Rising Stars MVP, totaling 18 factors, seven rebounds, 9 assists, two steals and two blocks in Group Barry’s two wins.

Rising Stars MVP Cade Cunningham scores 18 factors over 2 video games, serving to Group Barry open All-Star 2022 in fashion with a pair of thrilling victories.

This was the primary yr of a brand new Rising Stars format, with 4 groups of seven gamers – made up of 12 rookies, 12 sophomores and 4 gamers from the NBA G League Ignite crew – taking part in in a three-game match. The semifinals have been every performed to 50 factors, whereas the ultimate was performed to 25.

Group Isiah defeated Group Worthy, 50-49, in the primary semifinal, with Memphis Grizzlies sophomore Desmond Bane successful the sport on the free throw line a number of possessions after Orlando Magic rookie Jalen Suggs blew an opportunity to do the identical for Group Worthy, which had come again from a 10-point deficit. Houston Rockets rookie Jalen Inexperienced led Group Worthy with 20 factors, whereas Detroit Pistons Saddiq Bey and Isaiah Stewart mixed for 26 factors for Group Isiah.

Nice Mic’d Up Moments from the Clorox Rising Stars video games.

The second semifinal additionally went right down to a next-basket-wins scenario, with Houston Rockets sophomore Jae’Sean Tate successful the sport for Group Barry with a drive by way of site visitors after Group Payton missed a pair of step-back 3s that might have gained the sport. Cunningham led Group Barry with 13 factors, 5 rebounds and 6 assists, whereas No. 3 decide Evan Mobley added 13 factors and eight boards. Minnesota Timberwolves sophomore Jaden McDaniels led Group Payton with 12 factors.

The 2022 Clorox Rising Stars rosters have been introduced following a participant pool draft carried out by seventy fifth Anniversary Group members and Rising Stars coaches Rick Barry, Gary Payton, Isia Thomas and James Worthy.

— John Schuhmann

Clorox Clutch Problem

Tyrese Haliburton and Desmond Bane hit pictures from 5 historic NBA spots to win the Clorox Clutch Problem.

Between the semifinals and the ultimate of the Rising Stars, Bane and Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton gained the Clorox Clutch Problem, making the 5 completely different iconic pictures from NBA playoff historical past in 39.1 seconds. With Bane lacking his first three pictures, Haliburton carried the 2 sophomores by way of the primary 4 spots. However Bane related on the pair’s first try from the Damian Lillard spot and so they beat the preliminary time set by Mobley and Thunder rookie Josh Giddey by greater than 10 seconds.

Every crew competed with one shared ball and alternated pictures so no participant shot two instances consecutively. Group 1 was given 1 minute and 30 seconds (1:30 counting down) to make a shot from every of the 5 areas in any order. Group 1’s time was then the marker for Group 2. If Group 1’s time was 1:15, then Group 2 had a 1:15 countdown clock to finish the competitors. Every crew that established a brand new normal set the clock for the subsequent crew competing, and the quickest finisher will win the Clorox Clutch Problem.

— John Schuhmann

Clorox Rising Stars Rosters


Cade CunninghamDetroit Pistons
Dyson DanielsG League Ignite
Evan MobleyCleveland Cavaliers
Isaac OkoroCleveland Cavaliers
Alperen SengunHouston Rockets
Jae’Sean TateHouston Rockets
Franz WagnerOrlando Magic


Valuable AchiuwaToronto Raptors
Desmond BaneMemphis Grizzlies
Saddiq BeyDetroit Pistons
Anthony EdwardsMinnesota Timberwolves
Tyrese HaliburtonSacramento Kings
Jaden HardyG League Ignite
Isaiah StewartDetroit Pistons


LaMelo BallCharlotte Hornets
Scottie BarnesToronto Raptors
Ayo DosunmuChicago Bulls
Chris DuarteIndiana Pacers (Injured, is not going to play)
Scoot HendersonG League Ignite
Bones HylandDenver Nuggets (Harm substitute for Mitchell)
Jonathan KumingaGolden State Warriors (Harm substitute for Duarte)
Jaden McDanielsMinnesota Timberwolves
Davion MitchellSacramento Kings (Injured, is not going to play)


Cole AnthonyOrlando Magic
MarJon BeauchampG League Ignite
Josh GiddeyOklahoma Metropolis Thunder
Jalen InexperiencedHouston Rockets
Herbert JonesNew Orleans Pelicans
Tyrese MaxeyPhiladelphia 76ers
Jalen SuggsOrlando Magic

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