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Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Williams Jr. is headed to Indianapolis for the All-Star Weekend festivities.
The Grizzlies announced that the 23-year-old had been named to the 2024 Panini Rising Stars as an injury replacement for the mini-tournament during All-Star Weekend that showcases select NBA Rookies, Sophomores and G League players.
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Vince Williams Jr. has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to the 2024 Panini Rising Stars as an injury replacement.<br><br>The annual showcase of premier young talent at NBA All-Star Weekend will take place Friday, Feb. 16, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. <a href=”https://t.co/YIYQBIPv3A”>pic.twitter.com/YIYQBIPv3A</a>
Williams Jr. is the 21st player in Grizzlies history to be selected to the Rising Stars game. He was a second-round pick in the 2022 NBA Draft and signed a multi-year contract with the Grizzlies in January.
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