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T-Wolves' Edwards picked 1st in Rising Stars tournament draft

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The seven-man rosters for this year's revamped Rising Stars format have been determined, with honorary coach Isiah Thomas selecting Minnesota Timberwolves wing Anthony Edwards with the first overall pick.

The first round of the draft concluded with Rick Barry selecting Cleveland Cavaliers big man Evan Mobley, Gary Payton picking fellow point guard LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets, and James Worthy going with the Orlando Magic's Cole Anthony.

Team Thomas

Pick Player Team
1 Anthony Edwards Timberwolves
8 Saddiq Bey Pistons
9 Desmond Bane Grizzles
16 Isaiah Stewart Pistons
17 Tyrese Haliburton Kings
24 Precious Achiuwa Raptors
25 Jaden Hardy Ignite

Team Barry

Pick Player Team
2 Evan Mobley Cavaliers
7 Cade Cunningham Pistons
10 Franz Wagner Magic
15 Jae'Sean Tate Rockets
18 Isaac Okoro Cavaliers
23 Alperen Sengun Rockets
26 Dyson Daniels Ignite

Team Payton

Pick Player Team
3 LaMelo Ball Hornets
6 Scottie Barnes Raptors
11 Jaden McDaniels Timberwolves
14 Ayo Dosunmu Bulls
19 Chris Duarte Pacers
22 Davion Mitchell Kings
27 Scoot Henderson Ignite

Team Worthy

Pick Player Team
4 Cole Anthony Magic
5 Josh Giddey Thunder
12 Jalen Green Rockets
13 Herbert Jones Pelicans
20 Jalen Suggs Magic
21 Tyrese Maxey 76ers
28 MarJon Beauchamp Ignite

The new mini-tournament format will see the teams each play one semifinal game to 50 points, with the winning squads advancing to the final game to 25 points.

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