The rosters for the Rising Stars Challenge are set.
The NBA released a list Tuesday of 20 players chosen to represent their countries and teams in the contest, where Team USA will face Team World.
The U.S. vs. The WORLD
Presenting the 2019 #MTNDEWICERisingStars rosters at @NBAAllStar! pic.twitter.com/fOsYRCDTjA
— NBA (@NBA) January 30, 2019
Team USA is headlined by Donovan Mitchell, Kyle Kuzma and Jayson Tatum. Team World features Luka Doncic, Ben Simmons, last year’s MVP Bogdan Bogdanovic and representatives from countries across four continents.
Fifteen different NBA franchises will have players in the contest. Team World has won the past two challenges.
Celtics star Kyrie Irving will serve as Team USA’s honorary coach while Mavericks veteran Dirk Nowitzki will be the head man for Team World.
This matchup will be the fifth time the game will be in this format. It will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb. 15.
C: Jarrett Allen, Nets
F: Marvin Bagley III, Kings
G: Lonzo Ball, Lakers
F/C: John Collins, Hawks
G: De’Aaron Fox, Kings
F/C: Jaren Jackson Jr., Grizzlies
F: Kyle Kuzma, Lakers
G: Donovan Mitchell, Jazz
F: Jayson Tatum, Celtics
G: Trae Young, Hawks
F: OG Anunoby, Raptors (Great Britain)
C: Deandre Ayton, Suns (Bahamas)
G: Bogdan Bogdanovic, Kings (Serbia)
G/F: Luka Doncic, Mavericks (Slovenia)
G: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Clippers (Canada)
F: Rodions Kurucs, Nets (Latvia)
F: Lauri Markkanen, Bulls (Finland)
G: Josh Okogie, Timberwolves (Nigeria)
F: Cedi Osman, Cavaliers (Turkey)
G/F: Ben Simmons, 76ers (Australia)