James Harden replaces Tyreke Evans in Rookie Challenge game

Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden will replace  injured  Sacramento  Kings  guard Tyreke Evans (plantar fasciitis, left  foot)  on  the Sophomore Team in the 2011 NBA Rookie Challenge game, which pits the league’s best rookies against the best second-year players.

The NBA Rookie Challenge game will be televised live nationally on  TNT  at  9 p.m. ET.