For one night only, Nets teammates Jarrett Allen and Rodions Kurucs were on opposite sides.
Allen represented Team USA in its 161-144 victory Friday night over Team World in the NBA Rising Stars game as part of the league's All-Star weekend, while Kurucs, a native of Latvia, scored 10 points the World squad.
Kurucs went 4-for-9 from the field (2-for-6 from 3-point range) in 16 minutes, adding five assists and four rebounds. Allen scored two points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots in 15 minutes. Both of his points came on free throws as he went 0-for-2 from the field, including one 3-point attempt.
D'Angelo Russell will represent Brooklyn in Sunday's All-Star Game, playing for Team Giannis in what will be Russell's first All-Star appearance. Before then, the Nets' Joe Harris will participate in Saturday night's 3-point contest.