NBA Rising Stars Roster Release: Young and Doncic Among Rookies Headlining Team USA and World

We are just over two weeks away from NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte where some of the best players in the league will face off against each other in the All-Star Game on February 17th as well as compete in All-Star Saturday Night which includes the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Dunk Contest. It is a weekend that most NBA fans look forward to as the best talent the league has to offer is on display. In addition to the best stars in the league, part of All-Star Weekend includes the Rising Stars Challenge on February 15th which follows the Celebrity Game.

The Rising Stars Challenge pits some of the league's potential stars of the future against each other on Team USA and Team World. On Wednesday, the 2019 Rising Stars rosters were released for both teams and features some of the outstanding rookies from this past year's NBA Draft like Trae Young on Team USA and Luka Doncic for Team World in the game. Today, we take a look at who will represent Team USA and Team World in the 2019 Rising Star Challenge.

Team World

SF OG Anunoby, Toronto Raptors

C Deandre Ayton, Phoenix Suns

SG Bogdan Bogdanovic, Sacramento Kings

SG Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks

PG Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Los Angeles Clippers

SF Rodions Kurucs, Brooklyn Nets

PF Lauri Markkanen, Chicago Bulls

SG Josh Okogie, Minnesota Timberwolves

SF Cedi Osman, Cleveland Cavaliers

PG Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers

Team USA

C Jarrett Allen, Brooklyn Nets

PF Marvin Bagley III, Sacramento Kings

PG Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers

PF John Collins, Atlanta Hawks

PG De'Aaron Fox, Sacramento Kings

PF Jaren Jackson Jr., Memphis Grizzlies

Kyle Kuzma, Los Angeles Lakers

SF Donovan Mitchel, Utah Jazz

SF Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics

PG Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks

This year's Rising Stars Challenge will be on February 15th at 9:00 EST at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will be televised on TNT.

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