Paul George Named NBA All-Star Starter
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George was named a starter for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game on Thursday.
It’s George’s sixth All-Star appearance and third time he’s been a starter.
George is one of five players from the Western Conference chosen by fans.
Those five and the five from the Eastern Conference will all start the game, with captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo picking the players for their team.
The All-Star reserves, chosen by the league’s head coaches, will be announced January 31.
The All-Star Game is February 17 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Here are the 10 starters named on Thursday:
Paul George, Oklahoma City
Kevin Durant, Golden State
James Harden, Houston
Stephen Curry, Golden State
LeBron James, L.A. Lakers
Kawhi Leonard, Toronto
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia
Kyrie Irving, Boston
Kemba Walker, Charlotte