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Bradley Beal, Alan Anderson attend White House announcement on reducing gun violence

If you watched President Obama's announcement at the White House on Tuesday, you may have noticed two familiar faces in the crowd: Bradley Beal and Alan Anderson of the Washington Wizards.

To give you some idea of where they were, here's a wide shot of the crowd via the official White House feed of the announcement:

Beal Anderson graphic

Their presence at the announcement comes in the wake of the NBA's recent ads encouraging an end to gun violence, and it appears they were invited to represent the league at the event.

Beal and Anderson were likely the ones picked because the Wizards play nearby, and both players would not have been able to participate at team practice, which was scheduled at noon, due to their current injuries. But clearly, both wanted to be part of the announcement: