Wiggins highlights rosters for NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Andrew Wiggins will be one of the players representing Team World at the Rising Stars Challenge. (Ann Heisenfelt/AP)

Reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins highlights the rosters for the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Toronto.

For the second year in a row, the game pits 10 American rookies and sophomores against the best youngsters from the rest of the world.

Wiggins, who was the MVP of last year’s game, is one of two Toronto-born players on this year’s World Team roster, along with Dwight Powell of the Dallas Mavericks.

The NBA’s assistant coaches picked the rosters, selecting four guards, four frontcourt players and two players at either position.

Here is a full list of players participating in the event:

The Rising Stars Challenge is set for Feb. 12 at the Air Canada Centre.

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