Alex Abrines and Willy Hernangomez in the Rising Stars Challenge

2017-02-15T21:46:14+00:00 2017-02-15T21:48:53+00:00.

Aris Barkas

15/Feb/17 21:46

Two Spanish rookies were added in the World team of the Rising Stars Challenge of the NBA All Star Game

By Eurohoops team/

As the NBA has announced Alex Abrines of the Oklahoma City Thunder will replace Joel Embiid and Willy Hernangomez of the New York Knicks will take the place of Emmanuel Mudiay. Embiid and Mudiay are injured and this gives the chance to the former players of Barcelona and Real Madrid to be part of the big basketball feast in New Orleans.

Serb Nikola Jokic, Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, Croatian Dario Saric and Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis were already part of the Rising Stars Challenge