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Former Virginia Tech star Justin Robinson has made the Washington Wizards’ season-opening roster.

Former Virginia Tech star Justin Robinson has made the Washington Wizards’ 15-man regular-season roster, which was announced Monday.

The rookie point guard averaged 4.0 points and 2.8 assists in five preseason games.

Robinson, the Hokies’ career assists leader, signed with the Wizards as an undrafted free agent in June. He played for the Wizards in the Las Vegas Summer League.

He averaged 13.5 points as a Tech senior last season, when he had 120 assists. He missed 12 games with an injured foot.

Robinson will be one of two rookies from Virginia Tech on season-opening NBA rosters, along with New Orleans first-round draft pick Nickeil Alexander-Walker.

Mark Berman covers Virginia Tech men’s basketball and many other teams at the university. He also helps cover other colleges, including Radford, VMI, Roanoke, Washington and Lee and Ferrum.

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