NBA All-Star 2020 Update: Reserves Announced

Published 01/31/2020, 12:29 AM EST

The NBA 2020 All-Star Reserve pool has officially been announced.


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The National Basketball Association All-Star Game is a basketball game hosted every year by the NBA and showcases 24 of the league’s star players. Since it is an annual event, it is the featured event of NBA All-Star Weekend. It is a three-day event The All-Star Game was first played at the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951.

The Starters and Captains were announced on 23  January. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the Captain for the Eastern Conference. Lebron James is the Captain for the Western Conference.


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The Eastern Conference Starters include Pascal Siakam, Joel Embiid, Kemba Walker and Trae Young. The Western Conference Staters includes Anthony Davis, Kawhi Leonard, Luka Doncic and James Harden.

 A combination of fans, media, and current players choose the Starters. The captains are the All-Star starter from each conference who receives the most fan votes in his conference.

The NBA All-Star Reserves are chosen by voting among the head coaches of each team’s conference. Resulting in seven players from their respective conferences, so each side has a 12-man roster. Which include two guards, three frontcourt players, and two players regardless of positions. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own players. If a selected player cannot participate because of injury, the NBA commissioner selects a replacement.

Many predictions made for the NBA 2020 All-Star Reserves have come true and many have surprisingly not. Heres a look at the  Reserves officially announced by the National Basketball Association.


NBA All-Star 2020 Reserves


 NBA All-Star 2020 Western Conference Reserves:

Brandon Ingram of the New Orleans Pelicans

Chris Paul of Oklahoma City Thunder

Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers

Russel Westbrook of the Housten Rockets

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets

Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz

NBA All-Star 2020 Eastern Conference Reserves:

Bam Abedayo of the Miami Heat

Kyle Lowry of  the Toronto Raptors

Domantas Sabonis of the Indiana Pacers

Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics

Khris Middleton of the Milwaukee Bucks

Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat





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