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Jeremy Lin added to Rising Stars game

Updated: February 17, 2012, 2:39 PM ET
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Jeremy Lin will play in the Rising Stars Challenge after all.

The New York Knicks point guard was added Thursday to the roster of players for the Feb. 24 game at All-Star Weekend in Orlando, just before Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley began drafting for their teams.

"Obviously, it's an honor to be able to play with (teammate Landry Fields) in that game. I think Iman Shumpert should be in there, too, but that's the way it goes," the second-year player said.

Lin admitted ...

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