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NBA Rising Stars Game 2020 Recap: Team World loses 151-131 despite Hachimura’s and Wagner’s stats

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Team World was winning by 81-71 at halftime. Rui Hachimura scored 14 points and Moritz Wagner added 16 more.

2020 NBA All-Star - Rising Stars Game
Rui Hachimura goes for a dunk for Team World in the Rising Stars Game.
Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images

Rui Hachimura scored 14 points for Team World while Moritz Wagner added 16 more off the bench, but they lost to Team USA, 151-131 on Friday night in the NBA Rising Stars Game.

Team USA had a deeper squad than Team World, since all the players either played 19 or 20 minutes in the game. Eric Paschall led their squad with 23 points off the bench.

The odd thing about the loss in this game was that Team World was leading 81-71 at halftime, but a 44-24 run by Team USA in the third quarter sealed their fate,

These kinds of games are just exhibitions, so I’m not mad. Here are some of the highlight plays that both Hachimura and Wagner made the game.