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Zach LaVine named MVP of NBA Rising Stars Challenge

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For the second year in a row a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves has won the MVP Award of the NBA Rising Stars Challenge game Friday night to kickoff NBA-All Star weekend in Toronto.

Zach LaVine was named the MVP of the game after Team USA held off the World team 157-154.

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All three Wolves in the game had a solid showing Friday night.

Andrew Wiggins, who was the game's MVP last season, gave his hometown a nice show. He finished with 29 points, including a bunch of impressive dunks.

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When he wasn't scoring and dunking he was setting his teammates up for dunks of their own. Wiggins also had five assists on the night

Karl-Anthony Towns didn't have as big of a night offensively as the other two, but he also contributed finishing with 18 points and seven boards to show off his ability as well.

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None of the trio will play in Sunday's All-Star game. LaVine will try to defend his NBA Slam Dunk Championship from last year, and Towns will compete in the NBA Skills Competition.

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