The reserves for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game were announced today, which completes the selection after the starters were announced beforehand.
In the East, the starters are Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Kawhi Leonard, and Joel Embiid. The reserves who will feature from the Eastern Conference are Bradley Beal, Blake Griffin, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton, Victor Oladipo, Ben Simmons and Nikola Vucevic.
The Eastern Conference All-Stars are starters Giannis Antetokpounmpo, plus reserves Bradley Beal, Blake Griffin, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton, Victor Oladipo, Ben Simmons and Nikola Vucevic. At least one additional player will be added to the East roster to replace the injured Oladipo.
The Western Conference starters are LeBron James, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden. The reserves in the West will be Anthony Davis, LaMarcus Aldridge, Nikola Jokic, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Russell Westbrook.
Ben Simmons and Nikola Jokic are some of the players who will feature in their first All-Star game. Victor Oladipo is injured, and he will be replaced by a player chosen by commissioner Adam Silver. Notable omissions from the 24-player list are rookie Luka Doncic, Rudy Gobert, and Donovan Mitchell.
Captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmp will pick the teams in a televised All-Star draft.