Jaren Jackson Rising Stars 2019

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Jaren Jackson Played Well in 2019 Rising Stars Game: Final: USA 161 World 144

Jackson had 10 points and 6 rebounds with 2 3's in 16 mins. Kuzma was MVP.

February 16, 2019 - 9:44 am

Memphis Grizzlies star rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. was 2 of 4 from the 3-point arc and played 16 minutes scoring 10 points and grabbing 6 rebounds as the USA squad he was on defeated the World team 161 to 144 Friday night (2/15) at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. 

Kyle Kuzma from the Los Angeles Laker, in his sophomore season in the NBA, was the game's Most Valuable Player as he scored 35 points in his 22 minutes of action. Jason Tatum (USA) had 30 points and Ben Simmons (World) had 28 points.

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