NBA Rising Stars Odds & Roster: How to Bet Friday’s NBA All-Star Event
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NBA Rising Stars Odds
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We are exactly four months into the NBA season, which is a great time for the All-Star break. The weekend’s festivities tip off Friday with the 2023 Jordan Rising Stars tournament.
The format for this event has varied through the years, but this will be the second consecutive season that the NBA will have a tournament style competition that features three teams (more on that late).
Here’s a look at the rosters led by team captains Pau Gasol, Deron Williams and Jason Terry.
NBA Rising Stars Rosters
Paolo Banchero (Magic)
Benedict Mathurin (Pacers)
Jaden Ivey (Pistons)
Scottie Barnes (Raptors)
Jose Alvarado (Pelicans)
Keegan Murray (Kings)
Andrew Nembhard (Pacers)
Franz Wagner (Magic)
Alperen Sengun (Rockets)
Trey Murphy III (Pelicans)
AJ Griffin (Hawks)
Bones Hyland (Clippers)
Walker Kessler (Jazz)
Ayo Dosunmu (Bulls)
*Dosunmu will replace the injured Jalen Green
Evan Mobley (Cavaliers)
Josh Giddey (Thunder)
Jalen Williams (Thunder)
Jeremy Sochan (Spurs)
Quentin Grimes (Knicks)
Jabari Smith Jr. (Rockets)
Tari Eason (Rockets)
*Eason will replace the injured Jalen Duren
Sidy Cissoko (G League Ignite)
Scoot Henderson (G League Ignite)
Mojave King (G League Ignite)
Kenneth Lofton Jr. (Memphis Hustle)
Mac McClung (Delaware Blue Coats)
Leonard Miller (G League Ignite)
Scotty Pippen Jr. (South Bay Lakers)
NBA Rising Stars Format
Four teams comprising 28 rookies, sophomores and NBA G League players will compete in a series of three games on TNT at 9 p.m. ET.
Each game will be played to a final target score, ending with a made basket or free throw instead of with the clock running out, similar to the NBA All-Star game.
Games 1 and 2 will be played until a team reaches 40 points; Game 3 will be played until a team reaches 25 points.
Game 1: Team Pau vs. Team Deron
Game 2: Team Joakim vs. Team Jason
Game 3: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2
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