Friday 14th 2020
Rising stars USA v World
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The game started with a touching tribute to Kobe and his daughter.
World team is lead by head coach Adrian Griffin. The main focused player being Luka Doncic
USA Team is lead by Head Coach Phil Handy with the focus being around Zion Williamson and Trae Young
Phil Handy before the game pumped up the USA team stating that their play has to have the 'Memba Mentality'
Rui Hachimura making the most of alley-hoop passes and creating so impressive dunks
After the first quarter World on 9 point lead after the first 30-39, Rui Hachimura making the most of alley-oop passes and creating so impressive dunks
In Quarter 2 Zion Williamson showed us his talents with some very impressive dunks from alley-oop passes to standing dunks also serving well as the decoy pass on multiple plays.
One of the plays of the game assists Morant with an alley-oop pass to Williamson under and through his legs.
The 2nd quarter finished with an excellent half-court shot from Doncic
💦 @luka7doncic heats up from deep for Team World! #NBARisingStars
16 PTS | 5 AST | 4 3PM pic.twitter.com/VUIH3eoYGv
— 2020 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 15, 2020
Half Time Player Performance Breakdown
Barrett 15 points 2rebounds 3 assists
Gilgrous-Alexander 13 points 2 rebounds 2 assists 1 block
Hachimura 12 points 4 rebounds 3 assists 1 steal
Doncic 9 points 2 rebounds 4 assists
Clarke 8 points 3 rebounds 1 assist 1 steal
Nunn 12 points 1 rebound
Paschall 11 points 3 rebounds 2 assists
Sexton 9 points 2 rebounds 2 assists
young 7 points 3 rebounds 6 assists 1 steal
The USA team must have had a good talking to from head coach Phil Handy as they came out firing on all cylinders. They scored 20 more points than the world team in quarter 3 and that's when they broke free. The momentum continued into the 4th and they were unstoppable. The game finished with Williamson attempting some impressive dunk but was unable to make them stick.
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The game-winning difference was down to the 3pt efficiency. Inside there was not much difference between the two Teams.
MVP - Miles Bridges (Charlotte Hornets) presented by Legend Isiah Thomas
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💥💪😤 The BEST DUNKS from #NBARisingStars at @UnitedCenter! pic.twitter.com/YG2BSqnOka
— NBA (@NBA) February 15, 2020
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