U.S. Team’s Kyle Kuzma, a second-year pro from the Los Angeles Lakers, dunks against the World Team during the NBA All-Star Rising Stars game Friday night at Spectrum Center.
U.S. Team’s Kyle Kuzma, a second-year pro from the Los Angeles Lakers, dunks against the World Team during the NBA All-Star Rising Stars game Friday night at Spectrum Center. Chuck Burton AP
U.S. Team’s Kyle Kuzma, a second-year pro from the Los Angeles Lakers, dunks against the World Team during the NBA All-Star Rising Stars game Friday night at Spectrum Center. Chuck Burton AP

Brendan Marks is a general assignment sports reporter for the Charlotte Observer covering the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, NASCAR and more. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has worked for the Observer since August 2017.

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