The Rising Stars challenge hasn’t featured a Clipper since the Eric Bledsoe era, but it’s still a fun event to catch up on all the young talent in the NBA. This is especially interesting right now, as there is a huge influx of young stars who are already significant forces in the NBA.
The game will take place at 9 PM Eastern Time on TNT. It will be preceded by the All Star Celebrity game at 7 PM Eastern on ESPN.
The two teams for the Rising Stars Challenge are World and US. Here are the rosters for each of those teams.
Joel Embiid, 76ers (injury replaced by Alex Abrines from OKC)
Dante Exum, Jazz
Buddy Hield, Pelicans
Nikola Jokic, Nuggets
Trey Lyles, Jazz
Emmanuel Mudiay, Nuggets (injury replaced by Willy Hernangomez from the Knicks)
Jamal Murray, Nuggets
Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks
Domantas Sabonis, Thunder
Dario Saric, 76ers
Devin Booker, Suns
Malcolm Brogdon, Bucks
Marquese Chriss, Suns
Jahlil Okafor, 76ers
D'Angelo Russell, Lakers
Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves
Feel free to use the comment section below as a game thread! Enjoy the festivities!