2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars

De'Aaron Fox expected to suit up for Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars tonight

From NBA media reports

The Sacramento Kings got quite a scare in their final game before the All-Star break. Star rookie guard De’Aaron Fox needed stitches to his forehead after suffering a scary fall in the Kings’ 100-91 road loss to the Houston Rockets.

There was talk that Fox might have to miss the Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game tonight (9 ET, TNT) at NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles. However, Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee reports Fox should suit up tonight:

Kings guard De’Aaron Fox was evaluated Thursday morning in Sacramento and, barring any changes in his condition, is expected to play in Friday’s Rising Stars game.

He was added to the Rising Stars roster Wednesday as an injury replacement for Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball.

Fox is one of three Kings in the game. The rookie out of Kentucky is on the U.S. Team while Bogdan Bogdanovic and Buddy Hield will represent the World Team.

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