#sportsscores | NBA Rising Stars Game 2020: Live score, updates for Team USA vs. Team World at All-Star weekend in Chicago

NBA All-Star Weekend is officially underway. After Team Wilbon took down Team Smith in the Celebrity Game, all eyes turned towards the real players as the NBA’s best rookies and sophomores took the floor for the Rising Stars Game. For the sixth consecutive year, the teams were divided into USA vs. World. With the World having a 3-2 edge in the series, Team USA has plenty of motivation to tie things back up. 

Unfortunately for the Americans, however, the World holds an 81-71 lead at the half, which was extended to double digits as Luka Doncic nailed a half-court shot off of the glass as the second quarter expired. Not to be outdone, though, Zion Williamson threw down a number of huge dunks, including one that bent the backboard towards the end of the half. 

R.J. Barrett leads all scorers with 15 so far, but both teams have built balanced attacks. Every American except for P.J. Washington scored at least five points in the first half, while Rui Hachimura, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Eric Paschall have all had their moments in posting double-digit points. 

Each team is comprised of 10 players, two of whom (Doncic for the World and Trae Young for Team USA) are All-Stars. Here are the complete rosters for both teams. 

U.S: Miles Bridges (Charlotte); Devonte’ Graham (Charlotte); Collin Sexton (Cleveland); Jaren Jackson Jr. (Memphis); Ja Morant (Memphis); Kendrick Nunn (Miami); Eric Paschall (Golden State); P.J. Washington (Charlotte); Zion Williamson (New Orleans); Trae Young (Atlanta)

World: Nickeil Alexander-Walker (New Orleans); R.J. Barrett (New York); Brandon Clarke (Memphis); Luka Doncic (Dallas); Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Oklahoma City); Rui Hachimura (Washington); Svi Mykhailiuk (Detroit); Josh Okogie (Minnesota); Moritz Wagner (Washington); Nicolo Melli (New Orleans)

Catch all the action from the Rising Stars Game in our live blog below. 

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