Ukrainian basketball player Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk participated in the NBA Rising Stars game, which was held in Chicago on February 14.
“Svi” represented the World Team that was playing against USA Team. The Ukrainian was able to score two three-pointers and made four picks. However, the USA Team won 151:131.
The World Team's line-up consisted of: Brandon Clarke, Deandre Ayton, Josh Okogie, Luka Doncic, Moritz Wagner, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Nicolo Melli, RJ Barrett, Rui Hachimura, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Mykhailiuk himself.
The USA team was represented by: Collin Sexton, Devonte' Graham, Eric Paschall, Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr., Kendrick Nunn, Miles Bridges, P.J. Washington, Trae Young, Tyler Herro (was injured, did not play), Wendell Carter Jr. (was injured, did not play), and Zion Williamson.
As we reported earlier, in Detroit Pistons' match against Boston Celtic, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk was able to set a new personal record in the NBA, scoring 21 points (6/9 from the game, 5/8 three-pointers), 5 assists and 1 rebound.
"Mykhailiuk is excellent. He is a good learner, he works hard. Each time he throws there is a feeling that the ball will hit the rim. Mykhailiuk plays confidently, does a good job. He is an additional weapon for our team," Blake Griffin, the leader of Detroit Pistons, stated, commenting on his partner's game.