Pacers’ Paul George named Eastern Conference reserve for NBA All-Star Game

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Indiana Pacers' forward Paul George takes a break during the NBA Global Game London 2017 basketball game between Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets at the O2 Arena in London on January 12, 2017. / AFP / Glyn KIRK (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – On Thursday evening, the 2017 All-Star reserves were announced for the Eastern and Western Conferences.  Indiana Pacers star Paul George was named to the East team.

While the Pacers have under performed this season, George has put the team on his back.  This season he’s averaging 22.2 points a game, while shooting 45 percent.

All-Star Weekend will take place, February 17-19 in New Orleans.

The Pacers will have two other players participating in events at All-Star weekend.  Myles Turner will play in the Rising Stars Challenge and according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, Glenn Robinson III will participate in the dunk contest.

WEST RESERVES

  • Russell Westbrook (Thunder)
  • Klay Thompson (Warriors)
  • Draymond Green (Warriors)
  • Gordon Hayward (Jazz)
  • DeMarcus Cousins (Kings)
  • Marc Gasol (Grizzlies)
  • DeAndre Jordan (Clippers)

EAST RESERVES

  • Isaiah Thomas (Celtics)
  • John Wall (Wizards)
  • Kyle Lowry (Raptors)
  • Kemba Walker (Hornets)
  • Paul George (Pacers)
  • Kevin Love (Cavaliers)
  • Paul Millsap (Hawks)
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