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Kristaps Porzingis to play in Rising Stars game at NBA All-Star Weekend

Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks controls

Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks controls the ball against Paul Pierce of the Los Angeles Clippers at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis was named to the World team for the NBA’s Rising Stars game, the league announced Wednesday.

The game will be played on Friday, Feb. 12, at Air Canada Centre in Toronto on the first night of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.

Below are the full rosters for Team USA and the World Team.

Team USA

Jordan Clarkson, Lakers, G

Rodney Hood, Jazz, G

Zach LaVine, Timberwolves, G

Nerlens Noel, 76ers, F/C

Jahlil Okafor, 76ers, C

Jabari Parker, Bucks, F

Elfrid Payton, Magic, G

D’Angelo Russell, Lakers, G

Marcus Smart, Celtics, G 1

Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves, C

World Team

Bojan Bogdanovic, Nets, G/F

Clint Capela, Rockets, F/C

Mario Hezonja, Magic, G/F

Nikola Jokic, Nuggets, C

Nikola Mirotic, Bulls, F

Emmanuel Mudiay, Nuggets, G

Raul Neto, Jazz, G

Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks, F/C

Dwight Powell, Mavericks, F/C

Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves, G/F



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