The NBA All-Star reserves were announced on Thursday. The players were selected in their conferences, but they will all be put into on pool to be drafted by LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo in the All-Star Draft.
With the All-Star game a mere couple of weeks away, it is important to reflect on the players chosen for the line-up and how they got there.
Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker was selected to his third NBA All-Star game on Thursday. Walker will start the All-Star game for the first time in his career and matches the Hornets’ franchise record for All-Star appearances set by Glen Rice.
The NBA All-Star starters were announced on Thursday. Despite the draft format being introduced last season, teams are still selected based on conference, as shown below.