NBA Unveils 2013 All-Star Reserves — James Harden, Tyson Chandler Earn First Selections
The starters for the 2013 NBA All-Star were announced last week, and this Thursday (January 24), the league officially unveiled the reserves for both the Eastern and Western conferences.
Selected by NBA coaches, the San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan and the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh headline the list of 14 players, while the starters are voted by fans.
36-year-old Duncan earns his 14th All-Star selection, putting him behind the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant (15) and the Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett (15) among active players, while Bosh secures his eighth trip to the All-Star Game in 10 NBA seasons.
The 62nd NBA All-Star Game will be played at the Toyota Center in Houston this year, which is set to take place on Sunday, February 17, 2013 -- and will be televised exclusively on TNT at 8 pm ET, and broadcast exclusively on ESPN Radio in the U.S.
Below is the full list, both starters and reserves:
* denotes starter, # denotes first-time selection
2013 Eastern Conference All-Star Team
- Carmelo Anthony (New York)*
- Kevin Garnett (Boston) *
- LeBron James (Miami) *
- Rajon Rondo (Boston) *
- Dwyane Wade (Miami) *
- Chris Bosh (Miami)
- Tyson Chandler (New York) #
- Luol Deng (Chicago)
- Paul George (Indiana) #
- Jrue Holiday (Philadelphia) #
- Kyrie Irving (Cleveland) #
- Joakim Noah (Chicago) #
2013 Western Conference All-Star Team
- Chris Paul (L.A. Clippers) *
- Kobe Bryant (L.A. Lakers) *
- Kevin Durant (OKC) *
- Blake Griffin (L.A. Clippers) *
- Dwight Howard (L.A. Lakers) *
- LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland)
- Tim Duncan (San Antonio)
- James Harden (Houston) #
- David Lee (Golden State)
- Tony Parker (San Antonio)
- Zach Randolph (Memphis)
- Russell Westbrook (OKC)