Who are the players who will compete in the 2023 NBA All-Star Rising Stars game?
NBA All-Star Weekend is only a few weeks away, with the usual events like the Slam Dunk Contest, NBA 3-Point Contest, Skills Challenge and Jordan Rising Star Game set to take place in Utah. from February 17, 2023.
On Tuesday, the NBA released the roster of games, including rookies, sophomores and NBA G League players. The three-game mini-tournament will consist of 28 players; 11 rookies, 10 sophomores and seven NBA G League players.
Of those NBA players, 21 will be drafted across three teams, with the seven league-selected G League players rounding out the fourth team.
2023 Rising Star Players
Paolo Banchero, Orlando MagicJalen Duren, Detroit PistonsAJ Griffin, Atlanta HawksJaden Ivey, Detroit PistonsWalker Kessler, Utah JazzBennedict Mathurin, Indiana PacersKeegan Murray, Sacramento KingsAndrew Nembhard, Indiana PacersJabari Smith Jr., Houston RocketsJeremy Sochan, San Antonio SpursJalen Williams, Oklahoma City Thunder
Second year students:
Jose Alvarado, New Orleans PelicansScottie Barnes, Toronto RaptorsJosh Giddey, Oklahoma City ThunderJalen Green, Houston RocketsQuentin Grimes, New York KnicksBones Hyland, Denver NuggetsEvan Mobley, Cleveland CavaliersTrey Murphy III, New York Pelicans Orleans Alperen Sengun, Houston Rockets Franz Wagner, Orlando Magic
Sidy Cissoko, G League IgniteScoot Henderson, G League IgniteMojave King, G League IgniteKenneth Lofton Jr., Memphis HustleMac McClung, Deleware Blue CoatsLeonard Miller, G League IgniteScotty Pippen Jr., South Bay Lakers