NEW YORK (AP/CBS) — 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.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives
Brooklyn’s Bojan Bogdanovic of Croatia, playing on his home court, and Chicago’s Nikola Mirotic from Montenegro each added 16 points for the World.
Orlando’s Victor Oladipo and Zach LaVine of Minnesota each scored 22 points for the U.S. team in the game between rookies and second-year players.READ MORE: Coroner: 10 Victims Killed In Northeastern Pennsylvania House Fire Died Of Smoke Inhalation
The Sixers were represented by Robert Covington and Nerlens Noel who suited up for Team USA. Noel was tabbed as a starter and finished the game with four points, four rebounds, two steals and two blocked shots.
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