Saturday Preview: Rising Stars Game - Team World vs Team USA - start time, rosters, TV channel

Donovan Mitchell, Luka Doncic, and Ben Simmons
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Team World vs Team USA

Where to Watch

Date: Saturday, Feb. 16

Time: 7:30 AM IST

TV: Sony Ten 1 & Sony Ten 3

Location: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC


Team World
Player Team Country
Ben Simmons Sixers Australia
OG Anunoby Raptors Great Britian
Deandre Ayton Suns Bahamas
Bogdan Bogdanovic Kings Serbia
Luka Doncic Mavericks Slovenia
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Clippers Canada
Rodions Kurucs Nets Latvia
Lauri Markkanen Bulls Finland
Josh Okogie Timberwolves Nigeria
Cedi Osman Cavaliers Turkey

The Rising Stars Challenge will be held on Friday, February 15th at Spectrum Center (Feb. 16 IST), kicking off the NBA All-Star events in Charlotte.

Rookie sensation Luka Doncic joins Simmons and the 2018 No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton on the Team World roster.

Team USA
Players Team Country
Lonzo Ball* Lakers United States
Donovan Mitchell Jazz United States
Jayson Tatum Celtics United States
Kyle Kuzna Lakers United States
De'Aaron Fox Kings United States
John Collins Hawks United States
Trae Young Hawks United States
Marvin Bagley III Kings United States
Jarren Jackson Jr. Grizzlies United States
Jarret Allen Nets United States
Kevin Knox* Knicks United States

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell headlines Team USA for the second year in a row, alongside fellow sophomores Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and Jayson Tatum, with three rookies making the cut in No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton, Jaren Jackson Jr., Marvin Bagley III, and Trae Young.

*Kevin Knox was announced later as the injury replacement for Lonzo Ball.

Kyrie Irving (USA) and Dirk Nowitzki (World) will also serve as honorary coaches for the game.

Last Time They Played

Date: Feb. 17, 2018

Score: World 155-124 USA

Team World: Ben Simmons - 11 points, 13 assists, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals on 4-of-4 shooting.

Team USA: Jaylen Brown - 35 points and 10 rebounds on 14-of-21 shooting.

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