Simmons, Mitchell and Doncic headline Rising Stars rosters

The NBA Rising Stars Challenge will take place on February 15, with Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell set to take to the court in Charlotte.

Donovan Mitchell   -  (Getty Images)

The rosters for the Rising Stars Challenge are set. The NBA released a list Tuesday of 20 players chosen to represent their countries and teams in the contest, where Team USA will face Team World.

Team USA is headlined by Donovan Mitchell, Kyle Kuzma and Jayson Tatum. Team World features Luka Doncic, Ben Simmons, last year's MVP Bogdan Bogdanovic and representatives from countries across four continents.

Fifteen different NBA franchises will have players in the contest. Team World has won the past two challenges.

Celtics star Kyrie Irving will serve as Team USA's honorary coach while Mavericks veteran Dirk Nowitzki will be the head man for Team World.

This matchup will be the fifth time the game will be in this format. It will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb. 15.

Team USA:

C: Jarrett Allen, Brooklyn Nets
F: Marvin Bagley III, Sacramento Kings
G: Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers​
F/C: John Collins, Atlanta Hawks
G: De'Aaron Fox, Sacramento Kings
F/C: Jaren Jackson Jr., Memphis Grizzlies
F: Kyle Kuzma, Los Angeles Lakers​
G: Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz
F: Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics
G: Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks


Team World:

F: OG Anunoby, Toronto Raptors (Great Britain)
C: Deandre Ayton, Phoenix Suns (Bahamas)
G: Bogdan Bogdanovic, Sacramento Kings (Serbia)
G/F: Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks (Slovenia)
G: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Los Angeles Clippers (Canada)
F: Rodions Kurucs, Brooklyn Nets (Latvia)
F: Lauri Markkanen, Chicago Bulls (Finland)
G: Josh Okogie, Minnesota Timberwolves (Nigeria)
F: Cedi Osman, Cleveland Cavaliers (Turkey)
G/F: Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers (Australia)


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