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In addition to Mitchell, the American team includes the center of the Brooklyn Networks Jarrett Allen, the Sacramento Kings forward Marvin Bagley III and the security guard De & 39 Aaron Fox, the Lakers from Los Angeles, the security guard Lonzo Ball and the forward Kyle Kuzma , Atlanta Hawks, forward / center John Collins and security guard Tre Young, Memphis Grizzlies forward / center Jaren Jackson Jr. and Boston Celtics forward Jason Tatum.
Toronto Raptors OG joined striker Toronto Raptors in the world team for Simmons (Australia) and Doncic (Slovenia). Anunobi (Great Britain), Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (Bahamas), Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovich (Serbia), LA Clippers guard Shai Gilgeus Alexander (Canada), forward networks Rodions Kuruch (Latvia), Chicago Bulls attacker Lauri Markkanen (Finland), Minnesota Timberwolves defender Josh Okogi (Nigeria) and Cleveland Cavaliers forward Cedi Osman (Turkey).
Each participant from the list of the world team of 10 players is from another country, where four continents are represented (North America, Africa, Europe and Australia). The World Team also includes three players who participated as camp participants in Basketball Without Borders (BWB), the Global Basketball Development and Advocacy Program of the NBA and FIBA: Ayton (BWB Global 2016), Gilgeus-Alexander (BWB Global 2016 ) and Markkanen (BWB). Europe 2014; BWB Global 2015).
Kirill Irving from Boston (US team) and Dirk Nowitzki from Dallas (world team) will become honorary trainers at MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars. The official head coaches of the Rising Stars will be the assistant coaches of each NBA coaching staff in 2019. The coaching staff of the All-Star Game is determined by the best performance in each conference on games played on Sunday, February 3 (February 4, PHL time).
Irving, the NBA All-Star six-time qualifying match that will launch All-Star this year, was the MVP 2012 Rising Stars. Nowitzki, the 13-time All-Star from Germany, ranks seventh in the overall list of NBA points (31,254) and is the leader in terms of career achievements among international players. He played in 2000 Rising Stars.
Inspired by Charlotte’s basketball origins, the Nike-designed Rising Stars shapes lend a modern look to the jerseys worn by Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association in the 1960s and 1970s. The light blue uniform of the American team and the coal uniform from the World Team have an MTN DEW ICE patch.
The NBA assistants selected the Rising Stars lists; each of the 30 teams of the league represents one bulletin for each coaching staff. The ballot paper consisted of four front-line players, four security guards and two additional players in each position group for each team. Voters also had to select at least three NBA players of the first year and three NBA players of the second year for each team. Coaches were not allowed to vote for any player in their team.
MTN DEW ICE Rising Stars will showcase the US vs. World format for the fifth consecutive year. Last year, the World team defeated the US team 155-124. Bogdanovich Sacramento was named MVP Rising Stars 2018 after having made seven three-pointers and finished with 26 points, six assists and four rebounds.
In the night debut lists of the NBA in the season 2018-19. 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories took part. It was the fifth season in a row when at least 100 international players were part of the night debuts, and at least one international player was in all 30 teams.
Below are lists of MTN DEW ICE 2019 rising stars and a list of past results.