Duncan, Knicks’ Chandler Are Among 14 NBA All-Star Game ReservesNancy Kercheval
Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks and Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs were among 14 players selected by coaches as reserves for the National Basketball Association All-Star Game.
The 62nd NBA All-Star Game will be played at the Toyota Center in Houston on Feb. 17.
Duncan was selected to play for the 14th time, trailing Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics, both of whom were picked for the 15th time.
Chandler is one of five first-time All-Star reserves on the East team, along with Paul George of the Indiana Pacers, Jrue Holiday of the Philadelphia 76ers, Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls. Chicago’s Luol Deng makes his second appearance and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat makes his eighth to complete the East reserves’ roster.
Duncan will play on the West team with LaMarcus Aldridge of the Portland Trail Blazers, first-timer James Harden of the Houston Rockets, David Lee of the Golden State Warriors, Tony Parker of the Spurs, Zach Randolph of the Memphis Grizzlies and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The East and West All-Star coaches and coaching staffs will come from the teams with the best record in each conference through games played Feb. 3. The starters were announced Jan. 17 after being chosen in fan voting.
Eastern Conference All-Stars Player Team Carmelo Anthony New York Knicks Chris Bosh Miami Heat Tyson Chandler New York Knicks Luol Deng Chicago Bulls Kevin Garnett Boston Celtics Paul George Indiana Pacers Jrue Holiday Philadelphia 76ers Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James Miami Heat Joakim Noah Chicago Bulls Rajon Rondo Boston Celtics Dwyane Wade Miami Heat Western Conference All-Stars Player Team LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers James Harden Houston Rockets Dwight Howard Los Angeles Lakers David Lee Golden State Warriors Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs Chris Paul Los Angeles Clippers Zach Randolph Memphis Grizzlies Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder