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.
Dunk.— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) February 15, 2020