February 14, 2020 – Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2020 NBA Rising Stars after leading the U.S. Team to a 151-131 victory over the World Team.
Bridges (20 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists) received four of seven possible votes from a six-member media panel and the fans, who counted as one vote in tonight’s Rising Stars Game in Chicago, IL. The second-year forward became the first player in franchise history to take home MVP Honors of the Rising Stars game.
The 6-6 forward is averaging 13.0 points, 5.