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World beats U.S. in Rising Stars Challenge to start NBA All-Star events
World beats U.S. in Rising Stars Challenge to start NBA All-Star events

Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 18 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the World team beat the U.S., 121-112, on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend. Wiggins, the No. 1 pick from Canada who plays for Minnesota, was chosen as the game's MVP. Brooklyn's Bojan Bogdanovic of Croatia, playing on his home court, the Barclays Center, and Chicago's Nikola Mirotic from Montenegro each added 16 points for the World. "It was competitive, but it was fun, too," Wiggins said. Orlando's Victor Oladipo and Zach LaVine of Minnesota each scored 22 points for the U.S. team in the game featuring rookies and...

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