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NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2012: John Wall Finishes Game With An Array Of Dunks To Lead Team Chuck

While it may be a relaxed exhibition atmosphere, John Wall entered Friday night's Rising Stars Challenge perturbed that he was chosen 11th overall in the draft between Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal. Wall, who won the MVP of this game last year, put on a one-man highlight show that finished with many NBA fans, and TNT analyst Kenny Smith, calling for the Wizards point guard to be in the NBA's Dunk Contest.

Wall finished with 17 points and eight assists, teaming up with fellow No. 1 pick Kyrie Irving to lead Team Chuck to the 146-133 victory. Irving was an amazing eight for eight from three-point range, scoring a game-high 34 points on just 13 shots. But it was Wall who sealed the game with dunk after dunk (before Greg Monroe trolled him), including an uncontested tomahawk:

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