NBA Rising Stars Rosters Announced
Devonte' Graham is one of the players selected for the NBA Rising Stars Challenge that will take place on the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago. Rosters were determined by NBA Assistant Coaches (Photo: Getty Images)

The NBA released the rosters for the players selected into the NBA Rising Stars Challenge that will take place on Friday, February 14th in Chicago. The Rising Stars Challenge will feature two teams: a US Team and a World Team. The rosters were determined by the NBA Assistant Coaches. The teams are composed of rookie and sophomore players. 

UNITED STATES TEAM

  • Miles Bridges, Forward, Charlotte Hornets
  • Wendell Carter Jr., Center, Chicago Bulls (INJURED)
  • Devonte' Graham, Guard, Charlotte Hornets
  • Tyler Herro, Guard, Miami Heat
  • Jaren Jackson Jr., Forward, Memphis Grizzlies
  • Ja Morant, Guard, Memphis Grizzlies
  • Kendrick Nunn, Guard, Miami Heat
  • Eric Paschall, Forward, Golden State Warriors
  • PJ Washington, Forward, Charlotte Hornets
  • Zion Williamson, Forward, New Orleans Pelicans (INJURY REPLACEMENT
  • Trae Young, Guard, Atlanta Hawks

 

WORLD TEAM

  • Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Guard, New Orleans Hornets (Canada)
  • DeAndre Ayton, Forward, Phoenix Suns (Bahamas)
  • RJ Barrett, Guard, New York Knicks (Canada)
  • Brandon Clarke, Forward, Memphis Grizzlies (Canada)
  • Luka Doncic, Guard/Forward, Dallas Mavericks (Slovenia)
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Guard, Oklahoma City Thunder (Canada)
  • Rui Hachimura, Forward, Washington Wizards (Japan)
  • Svi Mykhailiuk, Guard/Forward, Detroit Pistons (Ukraine)
  • Josh Okogie, Guard, Minnesota (Nigeria)
  • Moritz Wagner, Center, Washington (Germany)

 

Trae Young and Luka Doncic were also selected as Starters for Sunday's NBA All-Star game. 

Zion Williamson, despite only playing in four regular-season contests thus far, gets the nod to play for the US team.

 

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