Banchero was selected for the Rookie Challenge.

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[Sports Center/Comprehensive Report] The NBA All-Star Week will be held on February 18-20, Taiwan time. The league has previously announced the starting lineup for the main game of the All-Star Game. Today’s rookie challenge list has also been announced. (Paolo Banchero) was successfully selected.

Banchero averaged 20.7 points per game this season, and is considered to have the opportunity to be selected for the All-Star Game. However, he has now confirmed that he can participate in the Rookie Challenge. You don't say no to an opportunity every week. Especially for me, as a's always been a dream of mine to be a part of the All-Star Week, whether it's the Rookie Challenge or the All-Star game as a backup. "

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In addition to Banchero, the rookies selected this season include Jalen Duren and Jaden Ivey of the Pistons, AJ Griffin of the Eagles, Walker Kessler of the Jazz, and Jaden Ivey of the Pacers. Bennedict Mathurin and Andrew Nembhard, Kings K. Murray, Rockets J. Smith Jr., Spurs Jeremy Sochan and Thunder Jr. . Williams (Jalen Williams).

For the sophomores, led by last season's rookie king, Tyrannosaurus Barnes (Scottie Barnes), Pelicans Alvarado (Jose Alvarado), Murphy (Trey Murphy III), Thunder team Jedi (Josh Giddey, Jalen Green and Alperen Sengun of the Rockets, Quentin Grimes of the Knicks, Bones Hyland of the Nuggets, Evan Mobley of the Cavaliers, and Magic Wagner (Franz Wagner).

Magic rookie Banchero and sophomore Wagner were selected for the Rookie Challenge.

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The development league players selected this year include Sidy Cissoko, Mojave King, draft favorite Scoot Henderson, Kenneth Lofton Jr., and McClung who participated in the slam dunk contest. (Mac McClung), Miller (Leonard Miller) and Little Pippen (Scotty Pippen Jr.).

Pippen averaged 24.3 points and 6.9 assists in 8 games in the Development League this season.

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