New names for NBA All-Star Game

Arthur Vardanian
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has named 2022 All-Star game new players.
Point guards Lamelo Ball and Dejounte Murray will play in the 2022 All-Star Game, according to the league’s official website.
Ball and Murray will replace Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) and Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors). They will be unable to play because of injuries. The 71st NBA All-Star Game will be played on February 20 in Cleveland.
 
NBA commissioner Adam Silver selected LaMelo Ball and Dejounte Murray as backups for the All-Star Game. Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will replace Durant in the starting lineup. Durant will remain captain of one of the teams and will select the lineup for the All-Star Game.
 
This season, Ball is averaging 19.6 points, 7.5 assists, and 7.1 rebounds.
Murray is averaging 19.6 points, 9.2 assists, 8.4 rebounds, and 2.1 steals (a league-best).
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