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Russell Westbrook, Jimmy Butler and Kristaps Porzingis Headline All-Star Reserves


James will pick first and the two star will draft teams, selecting first from among the game's starters named last week and then from the reserves.

With the National Basketball Association coaches picking the reserves, as many expected, experience won out, with John Wall, Kyle Lowry, Bradley Beal and Oladipo making up the remaining guard spots.

For the past 15 years the league has stuck to the traditional format of the Eastern Conference All-Stars wearing blue or blue-trimmed uniforms, and their Western Conference counterparts wearing red.

The game format has changed this year: LeBron James and Stephen Curry will captain the two teams because they were the leading vote getters in fan, media and player balloting. Their rosters will be unveiled Thursday, though the selection process won't be televised.

Reynolds Russell Westbrook. Reigning MVP who averaged a triple-double last year, is almost doing it again this year, and loves All-Star Games.

The 14 reserves were chosen by the NBA's 30 head coaches.

Ben Simmons' standout rookie season with the Philadelphia 76ers has not been rewarded by NBA All-Star selection.




For the first time in league history, the teams will be mixed across conferences.

Reynolds John Wall. DC will not be united in this All-Star Game, and really, where else on Earth could John Wall be a fourth-string point guard?

Other Pacers players who have played the NBA All-Star Game in the past are Don Buse, Billy Knight, Reggie Miller, Detlef Schrempf, Rik Smits, Dale Davis, Jermaine O'Neal, Brad Miller, Ron Artest, Danny Granger, Roy Hibbert and Paul George.

Reynolds Draymond Green. This will be a brutally tough pick for Steph, with Klay Thompson still available.

This will be Durant's ninth consecutive All-Star game appearance and Curry's fifth.

Averaging 17.3 points (a team high), 4.9 assists, and 4.2 rebounds, Dragic has been Miami's most reliable contributor. Reserve players get their spots by being voted on by coaches.

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