All Star Game: Reserves list officially announced

NBA All Star Reserves

A list of 14 players selected by the NBA’s head coaches were officially announced for the 2019 NBA All Star Game . The 68th NBA Game between team by lead Lebron James and team lead by  Giannis Antetokounmpo is scheduled on February 17 .

San Antonio Spurs forward-center LaMarcus Aldridge, New Orleans Pelicans forward-center Anthony Davis, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson and Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns.  Jokić has been named an NBA All-Star for the first time.

The Eastern Conference reserve pool includes three first-time NBA All-Star selections: Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton, Philadelphia 76ers guard-forward Ben Simmons and Orlando Magic center Nikola Vučević.  They are joined by Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry and Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo.

All star team captains Lebron and Giannis will have to draft the roosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference.