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Team World defeated Team USA, 121-112 in the 2015 NBA Rising Stars Challenge to start the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend in New York City. Rookie Andrew Wiggins from Canada won the Most Valuable Player Award after leading Team World with 22 points.
Team USA is composed of rookie and sophomore NBA players from the USA and Team World is composed of rookie and sophomore foreign NBA players. Team World was led by Rudy Gobert of France with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic (16 points) of Croatia, Giannis Antetokounmpo (12 points) of Greece and Gorgui Dieng (14 points) of Senegal who all played against Gilas Pilipinas in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain played for Team World.
Watch Team USA vs Team World NBA Rising Stars Highlights Video