Hoop Group Alum Selected for NBA Rising Stars Game

By Kaitlyn Fedor

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The NBA announced the rosters for the Mountain Dew Ice Rising Stars Game that is held annually as part of the NBA All Star Weekend events.  This year's game is set for Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 p.m. ET at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte NC and will be broadcast on TNT

The 25th Rising Stars Game will pit 10 first- and second-year NBA players from the United States against 10 first- and second-year NBA players from around the world in the league’s annual showcase of premier young talent during NBA All-Star Weekend. 

"Dreams Do Come True"

Once again this year a few Hoop Group Alumni have been selected to appear in the contest.

Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers

Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz