2020 NBA All-Star Game Reserves

by January 30, 2020
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Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers

The NBA has revealed the reserves for next month’s revamped All-Star Game, seven players from each conference selected for inclusion by the league’s coaches.

The 14 reserves will join then 10 All-Star Game starters already selected in a pool of players that will then be drafted, pickup-game style by the two captains.

This year’s captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will divvy up the teams on national television on Feb. 6.

Eastern Conference

Forward Jimmy Butler (5th)
Forward Domantas Sabonis (1st)
Forward Bam Adebayo (1st)
ForwardJayson Tatum (1st)
GuardBen Simmons (2nd)
GuardKhris Middleton (2nd)
GuardKyle Lowry (6th)

Western Conference

ForwardNikola Jokic (2nd)
Forward Brandon Ingram (1st)
Forward Rudy Gobert (1st)
GuardChris Paul (10th)
GuardRussell Westbrook (9th)
GuardDamian Lillard (5th)
GuardDonovan Mitchell (1st)

Notable

  • A total of six All-Star Game reserves will be making their debut in the game this year (Adebayo, Gobert, Ingram, Mitchell, Sabonis, Tatum)
  • The reserve with the most experience at All-Star Weekend is Chris Paul. Paul will be making his 10th All-Star Game appearance, with a total of three different franchises. Paul is the 44th player in NBA history to make double-digit All-Star Games.
  • Domantas Sabonis has now made more All-Star Games than his Hall of Fame father, Arvydas Sabonis
  • Among those notably absent from the list are Bradley Beal (who finished second in player voting) and Kyrie Irving (who finished third in overall starter voting).

Related: The NBA has elected to fully revamp how the All-Star Game works

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