Edwards-Fox-Siakam selected as All-Star substitutes

An NBA All-Star replacement has been announced.

The NBA Secretariat announced on its official website on the 11th (Korean time) that Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards, Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox, and Tornoto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam were selected as All-Star substitutes.

These three players will participate in the All-Star in place of Stephen Curry (Golden State), Kevin Durant (Phoenix), and Zion Williamson (New Orleans), who cannot participate in the All-Star due to injury.

Edwards and Fox are the first picks, and Siakam is the second pick.

Edwards, the first overall pick in the 2020 draft, is averaging 24.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.7 steals, 46.4% field goal success rate, and 36.7% 3-point shooting success rate. Points, rebounds, assists and steals are both career highs.메이저사이트 His 96 steals led the league.

Fox is averaging 24.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 1.1 steals, 50.4% field goal success rate, and 32.6% 3-point shot success rate in 49 games. In the 4th quarter or 5 minutes before the end of overtime, he is ranked first in this category with 128 points in a clutch situation within 5 points.

Siakam’s second All-Star selection following the 2019-20 season. He is averaging 25.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 6.2 assists this season. He holds a career high in assists.

Meanwhile, Joel Embiid (Philadelphia), Lauri Makaenen (Utah), and Ja Morant (Memphis), who were previously selected as bench members, will start instead of Curry Durant Williamson.

In the case of an absent player from the NBA All-Star, Commissioner Adam Silver decides on a replacement player.

The All-Star Game, played by Team LeBron and Team Giannis, will be held at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA at 6:30 pm (local time) on February 19 (local time, 10:30 am on the 20th).