The reserve list for the 2023 Western Conference All-Star Game, which includes Jar Morant (23, Memphis Grizzlies) to Jaren Jackson Jr. (23), has been released.
The NBA Secretariat announced the 2023 All-Star Reserve roster on the official website on the morning of the 3rd (Korean time).
Morant and Jackson Jr. are on the All-Star stage with Memphis. First, Morant enjoyed the honor of being included on the All-Star list for the second consecutive time, and Jackson Jr. became the first All-Star. The two are leading Memphis to a second-place finish in the West this season.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was also honored with his first All-Star selection. Gilgeous-Alexander has helped the Oklahoma City Thunder, which was expected to rebuild this season, secure a spot in the mid-table in the West. In particular, Gilgeous-Alexander is the best player in the NBA to break through with his unique breakthrough rhythm, and even equipped with a 3-point shot, recording an average of 30.8 points.
Damian Lillard is the 7th All-Star in his career and returned to the stage of the stars after 2 years. Lillard has perfectly revived this season, scoring 60 points in 9 games with 40 or more points. (average 30.7 points) 먹튀검증
Domantas Sabonis, the son of ‘Lithuanian hero’ Adivas Sabonis, was selected as an All-Star for the third time in his career. This allowed Savonis to continue his father’s reputation. And Sabonis is leading the Sacramento Kings to third in the West with De’Aaron Fox. As a result, Sacramento is on the verge of advancing to the playoffs for the first time in 17 years.
Lauri Makkanen also enjoyed the joy of being selected as an All-Star for the first time. Makkanen is a strong candidate for the MIP (Prosperity Progression Award) with the Utah Jazz. Therefore, Makkanen is expected to receive enthusiastic support from home fans at the Vivint Arena, where the All-Star Game will be held.
Paul George was last on the All-Star Reserve roster. George was instrumental in helping the Los Angeles Clippers finish in fourth place. In particular, George led the team to 6 wins and 1 loss in the last 7 games after returning from injury, averaging 21.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 6.3 assists, 52.8% field goal success rate (15.4 attempts) and 38.6% 3-point success rate (2.4 successes). He was able to get the eyes of the directors in such a big success.
Meanwhile, there are players who unfortunately did not make it to the All-Star Reserve list because of them.
Unfortunately, Parks, Minnesota’s new ace, Anthony Edwards, and Anthony Davis, who are lacking in the number of games, must aim for a replacement list selected after an All-Star injury.