- The 14 reserve players for the forthcoming All-Star Game 2023 were revealed by the NBA on Thursday.
- This year will be Embiid and DeRozan’s sixth appearance in the All-star Game.
- The All-Star Game weekend is planned to take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, from February 17 to February 19.
Joel Embiid and Damian Lillard are two of the 14 reserve players for the forthcoming All-Star Game 2023 that were named by the NBA on Thursday.
The players for the two teams competing in this year’s All-Star Game—Team Giannis and Team LeBron—will now be revealed.
The 14 reserves for the player pool were chosen by the 30 NBA coaches, who cast their votes for two guards, three frontcourt players, and two players from any position from their respective conferences.
The following is a list of every player that will serve as a reserve for the All-Star Game:
Paul George (LA Clippers)
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Jaren Jackson Jr. (Memphis Grizzlies)
Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers)
Lauri Markkanen (Utah Jazz)
Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies)
Domantas Sabonis (Sacramento Kings)
Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat)
Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics)
DeMar DeRozan (Chicago Bulls)
Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers)
Tyrese Haliburton (Indiana Pacers)
Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks)
Julius Randle (New York Knicks)
Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James were named as the captains of their respective teams when the starters for the All-Star Game were announced yesterday.
The following is the complete list of the starters:
Eastern Conference Starters:
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)
Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets)
Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics)
Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland Cavaliers)
Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets)
Western Conference Starters:
LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers)
Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets)
Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans)
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks)
For the first time, the captains will choose the players right before the game from the pool of starters and reserves that was revealed on Thursday.
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This year, Embiid and DeRozan will each play in their sixth All-star game. The All-Star Game weekend is planned to take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, from February 17 to February 19.