NBA All-Star reserves for 2014 have now been revealed. Among the 14 2014 NBA All-Star reserves are stars Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat. According to a report from ESPN from Thursday night (Jan. 30), Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will be making his first appearance.
The bench players for the game are selected through a vote by their respective conferences' coaches, were announced Thursday on TNT. The 14 new players join the 10 starters that were revealed by the league last week. It is also at this point where the debate on which players got snubbed begins again. That list is probably led by Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers and DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings.
The Western Conference reserves are Howard, Lillard, LaMarcus Alridge of the Blazers, James Harden of the Rockets, Chris Paul of the LA Clippers, Tony Parker of the An Antonio Spurs, and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks. The Eastern Conference reserves are Bosh, Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets, Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers, Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls, DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors, Paul Milsap of the Atlanta Hawks and John Wall of the Washington Wizards.
An additional member of the 2014 NBA All-Star reserves could be named soon, as Kobe Bryant has indicated that he will not be able to play in the game. It will also be interesting to see which player coach Scott Brooks decides to start in his place.
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