Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince will replace injured Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon on the U.S. Team in the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars on Friday, Feb. 16 at Staples Center in Los Angeles (9 p.m. ET; TNT/ESPN Radio). Prince is averaging 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 30.1 minutes while starting each of Atlanta’s 51 games in his second NBA season. He has made a team-high 90 three-pointers and is shooting 39.1 percent from beyond the arc, up from 32.4 percent in his rookie season. Prince, the 12th pick in NBA Draft 2016 presented by State Farm, will join Hawks rookie forward/center John Collins on the U.S. Team for Rising Stars.
Hawks' Prince replaces Bucks' Brogdon in Rising Stars Challenge
NBA.com | Feb 3