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Bradley Beal named to Rising Stars Challenge, Otto Porter left out

The rosters for this year's Rising Stars Challenge are out, and one Wizard will be among the player pool.

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In what should not be much of a surprise to anyone, there is one Wizard -- Bradley Beal -- that will be a part of this year's Rising Stars Challenge. This year's first-round pick, Otto Porter, did not make the list of 18 rookies and sophomores that'll be grouped into teams by Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal.

Here's the full list:

ROOKIES: Victor Oladipo, Trey Burke, Michael Carter-Williams, Steven Adams, Kelly Olynyk, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Mason Plumlee, Tim Hardaway Jr., Pero Antic.

SOPHOMORES: Anthony Davis, Beal, Dion Waiters, Jonas Valanciunas, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes, Andre Drummond, Terrence Jones, Jared Sullinger.

That's right: Just two of the first 10 picks in last year's draft were named to the game. You could make a good case for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ben McLemore, but otherwise, it's hard to argue with the rookie selections.

Notable absent sophomores include Miles Plumlee, John Henson and Kendall Marshall.