- The class of the 2001 drafts impressively demonstrated to the world that they are better than the Sophomores.
- The Rookies won by 6, with the fourth quarter under control. The Sophomores commanded the first half with a great Quentin Richardson (21 points at halftime). But in the second half he could only score 1 point more. His teammate, Darius Miles begun to score in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Rookies, and specially Jason Richardson.
- The Golden State Warriors player completed his best day as a pro player with 26 points. He had won the Slam Dunk contest and now the MVP of the Rookie Challenge, what a great event for Jason Richardson.
- Coaches: Chuck Daly and Darryl Hawkins (Team ROOKIES), Bill Cunningham and Bobby Jones (Team SOPHOMORES)
- MVP: Jason Richardson (Team ROOKIES)
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