By Eurohoops team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, French center Rudy Gobert added 18 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks, the “Greek freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo also had a double double (12 p., 10 r.) and the World team beat the USA 121-112 in the Rising Stars Challenge.
It was a great start for the All Star Weekend with Wiggins being the MVP and also Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic and Spaniard/ Montenegrin Nikola Mirotic adding 16 points each for the winners. Orlando’s Victor Oladipo and Zach LaVine of Minnesota each scored 22 points for the U.S. team. Greek forward Kostas Papanikolaou had 4 points and 3 assists, while German guard Dennis Schroder missed the double double by one assist (13 p., 9 as.). Bosnian Jusuf Nurkic missed the game due to injury.