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Jordan happy, LeBron angry: The replacements for Kevin Durant and Draymond Green in the 2022 All-Star Game

It’s getting closer and closer to that break that most players take during game week. all-star. On that same weekend, a handful of the best players instead of resting will be playing in the All Star Game 2022 of the NBA.

It will be on Sunday, February 20, when a team from the Eastern Conference faces another from the West. Both, with the best of the season, except two Kevin Durant Y Draymond Green, who will miss the game due to their respective injuries.

So it was the turn of Adam Silver to choose those who will replace those two figures. And, although both deserved the place they earned, there were also two major absences, one being Anthony Davis, partner of Lebron James in Los Angeles Lakers.



The replacements for Draymond Green and Kevin Durant in the 2022 All-Star Game

On the one hand, the league commissioner listened to Green, who, when he announced that he would not participate in the All-Star Game, made a public request to Silver that he choose Dejounte Murray, base of San Antonio Spursas his replacement. That’s how it went.

LaMelo Ball. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

From the East side, the one who earned that honor was one of the protégés of Michael Jordan in the Charlotte Hornets, the base LaMelo Ball, who won the arm wrestling match Jaylene Brown among others. However, the one who will start instead of KD is the last mentioned partner, Jayson Tatum.

Jamal LaMelo

(Via @NBAPR on Twitter)

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