NBA Rising Stars Odds & Roster: Team Pau Favored to Repeat

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August Miller/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Rising Stars Game as part of 2023 NBA All Star Weekend.

NBA Rising Stars Odds

Team Pau+120
Team Tamika+240
Team Jalen+310
Team Detlef+850
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NBA All-Star weekend is officially upon us and the action kicks off Friday with the 2024 NBA Rising Stars tournament. This will be the third year under the new team format with teams led by former NBA and WNBA players at the helm as coaches — Pau Gasol, Tamika Catchings and Jalen Rose and Detlef Schrempf.

Gasol's team took home the hardware in 2023 and enters Friday as the favorite to win the tournament at +120. Here's a look at the rosters for each team and the format for Friday's NBA All-Star weekend event.

NBA Rising Stars Rosters

Team Pau

Victor Wembanyama (Spurs)
Brandon Miller (Hornets)
Brandin Podziemski (Warriors)
Jaime Jaquez. Jr. (Heat)
Jabari Smith Jr. (Rockets)
Cason Wallace (Thunder)
Bilal Coulibaly (Wizards)

Team Tamika

Paolo Banchero (Magic)
Jaden Ivey (Pistons)
Jalen Duren (Pistons)
Keegan Murray (Kings)
Scoot Henderson (Trail Blazers)
Keyonte George (Jazz)
Dyson Daniels (Pelicans)
Vince Williams Jr. (Grizzlies)
*Daniels is injured and has been replaced by Williams

Team Jalen

Chet Holmgren (Thunder)
Jalen Williams (Thunder)
Bennedict Mathurin (Pacers)
Shaedon Sharpe (Trail Blazers)
Dereck Lively II (Mavericks)
Jordan Hawkins (Pelicans)
Walker Kessler (Jazz)
Jeremy Sochan (Spurs)
*Sharpe is injured and has been replaced by Sochan

Team Detlef

Izan Almansa (G League Ignite)
Emoni Bates (Cleveland Charge)
Matas Buzelis (G League Ignite)
Ron Holland (G League Ignite)
Mac McClung (Osceola Magic)
Tyler Smith (G League Ignite)
Oscar Tshiebwe (Indiana Mad Ants)
Alondes Williams (Sioux Falls Skyforce)
*Holland is injured and has been replaced by Bates

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 Jalen vs. Team Tamika
Game 2: Team Detlef vs. Team Pau
Game 3: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2

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