Eastern, Western Conference All-Star reserves named and who got snubbed

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The Eastern and Western Conference All-Star reserve selections were officially announced.

The reserves in the East are the following:

  • Jimmy Butler, forward, Miami Heat
  • Kyle Lowry, guard, Toronto Raptors
  • Ben Simmons, guard, Philadelphia 76ers
  • Khris Middleton, guard, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Jayson Tatum, forward, Boston Celtics
  • Bam Adebayo, center, Miami Heat
  • Domantas Sabonis, forward, Indiana Pacers

The reserves in the West are the following:

  • Damian Lillard, guard, Portland Trail Blazers
  • Donovan Mitchell, guard, Utah Jazz
  • Nikola Jokic, center, Denver Nuggets
  • Rudy Gobert, center, Utah Jazz
  • Brandon Ingram, forward, New Orleans Pelicans
  • Russell Westbrook, guard, Houston Rockets
  • Chris Paul, guard, Oklahoma City Thunder

Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards and Zach LaVine of the Chicago Bulls are among the All-Star snubs in the East.

Beal is averaging 28.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game, while LaVine is averaging 25.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game, but they play on a losing team.

Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns, Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers and Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves are among the All-Star snubs in the West.

Booker is averaging 27.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game, but similar to Beal and LaVine, he plays on a losing team.

Beal and Booker are the only players in the last 35 years to average 27+ points per game without making the All-Star game.

George is averaging 23.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game, while Towns is averaging 26.9 points, 10.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.

Both George and Towns however, have dealt with injuries, with George playing 26 out of 47 games and Towns playing 30 out of 47 games.