Jeremy Sochan will be the first Pole in history to play on NBA Rising Stars event

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19-year-old Jeremy Sochan is the first Pole in history to be selected for the NBA Rising Stars Game, that will take place during All Star Weekend on February 17-19 in Salt Lake City.

According to officials, Sochan has played 44 matches so far this season, including 41 as a starter, the best result for an NBA debutant since the 2001/2002 campaign. As a rookie in the NBA, he has very good averages โ€“ 10.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. On average, he spends 26.1 minutes on the court.

On February 17, three games will be played in a tournament format. Each semifinal game (Team A vs. Team B, and Team C vs. Team D) will have a target score of 40 points, meaning the first team to 40 points wins. To determine the championship team, the winners from the first two games will play for 25 points in the final game.

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The final game, featuring the winners, will be played to a Final Target Score of 25 to determine the tournament champion.

  • Game 1: Team A vs. Team B
  • Game 2: Team C vs. Team D
  • Game 3: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2

Sophomores:

Jose Alvarado, New Orleans Pelicans
Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors
Josh Giddey, Oklahoma City Thunder
Jalen Green, Houston Rockets
Quentin Grimes, New York Knicks
Bones Hyland, Denver Nuggets
Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers
Trey Murphy III, New Orleans Pelicans
Alperen Sengun, Houston Rockets
Franz Wagner, Orlando Magic

Rookies:

Paolo Banchero, Orlando Magic
Jalen Duren, Detroit Pistons
AJ Griffin, Atlanta Hawks
Jaden Ivey, Detroit Pistons
Walker Kessler, Utah Jazz
Bennedict Mathurin, Indiana Pacers
Keegan Murray, Sacramento Kings
Andrew Nembhard, Indiana Pacers
Jabari Smith Jr., Houston Rockets
Jeremy Sochan, San Antonio Spurs
Jalen Williams, Oklahoma City Thunder

G League:

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Sidy Cissoko, G League Ignite
Scoot Henderson, G League Ignite
Mojave King, G League Ignite
Kenneth Lofton Jr., Memphis Hustle
Mac McClung, Delaware Blue Coats
Leonard Miller, G League Ignite
Scotty Pippen Jr., South Bay Lakers

NBA assistant coaches selected the 21 sophomores and rookies while the NBA league office selected the seven G Leaguers for the fourth team.

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