Foster And Zeng To Compete In Clorox Clutch Challenge At NBA All-Star 2022

Official Release | February 5, 2022

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 4, 2022 Michael Foster Jr. and Fanbo Zeng will represent NBA G League Ignite in the Clorox Clutch Challenge shooting competition, which will take place during the Clorox Rising Stars on Friday, Feb. 18 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland as part of NBA All-Star 2022.  Friday’s action will tip off at 9 p.m. ET and air on TNT and ESPN Radio.

Foster and Zeng will join six NBA players in the Clorox Clutch Challenge.  The eight players will be divided into four teams of two and compete to make shots from five locations on the court tied to iconic shots made in the NBA Playoffs.  The event will be held between Games 2 and 3 of the Clorox Rising Stars mini-tournament.

All six Ignite elite youth players will take the floor for Friday’s events. MarJon Beauchamp, Dyson Daniels, Jaden Hardy and Scoot Henderson were selected by NBA G League head coaches to participate in the Clorox Rising Stars.  The four players were drafted to the following teams by honorary coaches Rick Barry, Isiah Thomas, Gary Payton and James Worthy:

 

TEAM ISIAH                                    TEAM BARRY

Anthony Edwards                               Evan Mobley

Saddiq Bey                                         Cade Cunningham

Desmond Bane                                   Franz Wagner

Isaiah Stewart                                     Jae’Sean Tate

Tyrese Haliburton                              Isaac Okoro

Precious Achiuwa                               Alperen Sengun

Jaden Hardy                                      Dyson Daniels

 

TEAM PAYTON                              TEAM WORTHY

LaMelo Ball                                        Cole Anthony

Scottie Barnes                                     Josh Giddey

Jaden McDaniels                                Jalen Green

Ayo Dosunmu                                     Herbert Jones

Chris Duarte                                       Jalen Suggs

Davion Mitchell                                 Tyrese Maxey

Scoot Henderson                               MarJon Beauchamp

 

Tickets for Rising Stars are available at NBAEvents.com and through the NBA Events App, which can be downloaded in the Apple Store or Google Play Store.