LOS ANGELES, CA — Watch live streaming coverage of the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game, which will feature several of the NBA young stars across the different franchises.
Friday night’s contest will see a World Team going up against a U.S. Team and the live coverage from The STAPLES Center will be on TNT and streaming live online.
Among the top youngsters lining up for U.S. Team are Los Angeles Lakers pair Brandon Ingram and Kyle Kuzma who are expected to feature a lot over the course of the night.
Talented guards Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz and the Dallas Mavericks’ Dennis Smith, Jr., along with Taurean Prince of the Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics’ standout rookie, Jayson Tatum are also among the featured players suiting up for U.S. Team this year.
Jaylen Brown of the Celtics, Kris Dunn of Chicago Bulls and De’Aaron Fox of the Sacremento Kings are also on the roaster.
However, Lonzo Ball (Lakers) and Malcolm Brogdon (Bucks) are both injured and will not participate in the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game.
Meanwhile, for the World Team, Philadephia 76ers standout center Joel Embiid headlines the list of players featuring.
His 76ers’ teammates Ben Simmons and Dario Saric, along with Denver Nuggets Jamal Murray, Kings’ Bogdan Bogdanovic and Buddy Hield and Dillon Brooks of the Memphis Grizzlies are also on the World Team.