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

    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 – 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.

    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:

    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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