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Former Tigers Book Passage to NBA All-Star Weekend

Former Memphis Tigers Point Guards Tyreke Evans and Derrick Rose will square off AGAINST each other in the NBA Rookie Challenge.

Evans, the number-4 pick in last April's Draft, is a leading candidate for Rookie of the Year.

He's averaging more than 20-points, 5-Rebounds and 5-Assists for the Sacramento Kings..

Rose, the Number One pick in the 2008 Draft, is averaging 19.6 points, 6 assists, and almost 4-rebounds a game.

He WON Rookie of the year honors last season.

The Rookie All-Star Game is set for Feb. 12th at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, TX.

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