2016-2017 NBA Rising Stars Challenge Participants

2016-2017 USA Roster

Player Pos HT WT Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
Devin Booker SG 6-6 206 Phoenix Suns 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
Malcolm Brogdon SG 6-5 215 Milwaukee Bucks 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Marquese Chriss PF 6-10 233 Phoenix Suns 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Brandon Ingram SF 6-9 190 Los Angeles Lakers 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Frank Kaminsky F 7-0 240 Charlotte Hornets 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 275 Philadelphia Sixers 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
D'Angelo Russell SG 6-5 195 Los Angeles Lakers 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Jonathon Simmons G 6-6 195 San Antonio Spurs 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Karl-Anthony Towns C 7-0 244 Minnesota Timberwolves 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Dominican Republic
Myles Turner FC 6-11 243 Indiana Pacers 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States

2016-2017 World Roster

Player Pos HT WT Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
Joel Embiid C 7-0 250 Philadelphia Sixers 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 3 Cameroon
Dante Exum PG 6-6 190 Utah Jazz 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Australia
Buddy Hield G 6-4 214 New Orleans Pelicans 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 6 Bahamas
Nikola Jokic C 6-10 250 Denver Nuggets 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Serbia
Trey Lyles SF 6-10 234 Utah Jazz 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 12 Canada
United States
Emmanuel Mudiay SG 6-5 200 Denver Nuggets 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Jamal Murray SG 6-4 207 Denver Nuggets 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 7 Canada
Kristaps Porzingis FC 7-3 240 New York Knicks 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 4 Latvia
Domas Sabonis PF 6-11 240 Oklahoma City Thunder 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Lithuania
Dario Saric SF 6-10 223 Philadelphia Sixers 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 12 Croatia
Alex Abrines GF 6-6 190 Oklahoma City Thunder 2013 Rnd 2 Pick 2 Spain
Willy Hernangomez C 6-11 240 New York Knicks 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Spain