Brogdon was recently diagnosed with a partially torn quad and he is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.
The NBA announced the news on Friday afternoon.
#TrueToAtlanta guard @taureanprince replaces injured Malcolm Brogdon on the U.S. Team in the #KickstartRisingStars! pic.twitter.com/XBUZbRCTEG
— 2018 NBA All-Star (@NBAAllStar) February 2, 2018
RETWEET to join us in congratulating @taureanprince, who was just added to the #KickstartRisingStars Game by the @NBA! pic.twitter.com/9Tas0KrzYv
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) February 2, 2018
Prince will play for Team USA and he joins the likes of Jayson Tatum, Dennis Smith Jr, Donovan Mitchell, Kyle Kuzma, Brandon Ingram and his teammate John Collins.
Taurean Prince, 23, is averaging 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 30.1 minutes while starting each of Atlanta’s 51 games in his second season. He has made a team-high 90 three-pointers while shooting 39.1 percent from three.
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