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OKC Thunder: NBA recognizes Theo Maledon, Lu Dort on Rising Star rosters

OKC Thunder guard Theo Maledon (11), and forward Luguentz Dort (5) react : Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Two OKC Thunder players were recognized by the NBA on Wednesday with a

n honor they can add to their curriculum vitae.

The NBA announced the Rising Stars rosters for the All-Star weekend. And, while the rookies and sophomores won’t be traveling to Atlanta to partake in the game nonetheless it’s an honor to be named.

US Roster:


  • LaMelo Ball – Charlotte Hornets
  • Anthony Edwards – Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Tyrese Haliburton – Sacramento Kings
  • James Wiseman – Golden State Warriors


  • Tyler Herro – Miami Heat
  • De’Andre Hunter – Atlanta Hawks
  • Keldon Johnson – San Antonio Spurs
  • Ja Morant – Memphis Grizzlies
  • Michael Porter Jr.