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NBA All-Star Game 2020 Reserves and Snubs Prediction

Published 01/24/2020, 3:37 AM EST


The starters for 2020 NBA All-Star Game are announced. Let the debate for reserve spots begin!

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First, let’s take a look at the captains and the 10 players who were voted to start the game.

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See Also NBA All-Star Starters and Captains Announced!

The Captains :

Eastern Conference All-Star Game Starters Pool:

 

Western Conference All-Star Game Starters Pool :

Now let us take a look at each conference and how the rest of All-Star roster might come out.

Eastern Conference Reserves Pool

There is huge competition for the frontcourt spots and many of them deserve a spot, therefore, there is a possibility of 5 frontcourt spots.

This leaves only 2 spots for the guards for which 4 guys are competing namely Ben Simmons, Bradley Beal, Kyle Lowry and Derrick Rose. Any of these 4 will wind up as the biggest snubs from the east.

Snubs

Guards – Kyle Lowry (TOR), Derrick Rose(DET)

Frontcourt – Bam Adebayo(MIA)

Essentially Sports Projected East Reserves:

G Bradley Beal, Wizards

G Ben Simmons,76ers

F Jimmy Butler, Heat

F Khris Middleton, Bucks

F Domantas Sabonis, Pacers

F Jayson Tatum, Celtics

F Andre Drummond, Pistons

Western Conference Reserves Pool

The West has plenty of stars and All-Stars snubs. The absence of Splash Brothers has given way for many new players to take the stage.

Will Brandon Ingram awarded a spot for his breakout season?

Does Devin Booker finally make his first All-Star appearance despite putting up numbers every year?

Will Karl Anthony Towns and Paul George make All-Star team even after missing half the season?

There are a lot of compelling storylines on the Western Conference and plenty of potential for outrageous and unthinkable snubs.

Snubs

Guards – Devin Booker(PHO), Donovan Mitchell(UTA)

Frontcourt – Karl Anthony Town(MIN), LaMarcus Aldridge(SAS)

Essentially Sports Western Conference Reserves:

G Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers

G Chris Paul, Thunder

G Russell Westbrook, Rockets

F Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

F Rudy Gobert, Jazz

F Brandon Ingram, Pelicans

F Paul George, Clippers

 

 

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Divyanshu Jain

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