Kyle Kuzma scored 35 points as Team USA beat Team World in Rising Stars game

Team USA past Team World 161-144 (40-30, 43-41, 40-46, 38-27) in 2019 NBA Rising Stars game in Charlotte on Friday night.

Team USA player Kyle Kuzma was named MVP of the game. Los Angeles Lakers small forward finished the game with 35 points (on 15/27 shooting, including 3/10 from three) and six rebounds.

Jayson Tatum posted 30 points with nine boards, Trae Young managed 25 points and 10 assists, Donovan Mitchell contributed 20 points with nine rebounds.

On the other hand, Ben Simmons was the top scorer for the Team World with 28 points (on 14/17 shooting), five rebounds and six assists.

Lauri Markkanen added 21 points, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Bogdan Bogdanovic and Deandre Ayton posted 15 points apiece, Josh Okogie and Luka Doncic (nine rebounds) both managed 13 points.