The 2023 All-Star Recreation reserves had been launched on Thursday evening, and as at all times, a number of deserving gamers missed out on the honors. Check out the 5 greatest snubs from the reserves.
#1: Anthony Davis
Whereas Anthony Davis has missed 24 video games this season, he has performed at an MVP stage when wholesome. In 28 video games, the LA Lakers star has averaged 26.8 factors, 11.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.3 steals and a pair of.0 blocks per recreation whereas capturing 58.3% from the sector, 28.9% from 3-point vary and 82.5% from the free-throw line. Though Davis completed third within the fan vote, he didn’t make the ultimate roster.
#2: James Harden
James Harden has missed 16 video games and has not scored on the stage that he did with the Houston Rockets. Nonetheless, he leads the NBA in assists. The Philadelphia 76ers star is averaging 21.4 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 11.0 apg, 1.2 spg and 0.5 bpg whereas capturing 44.9% from the sector, 39.4% from 3-point vary and 86.4% from the free-throw line.
Whereas the Philadelphia 76ers are in third place within the Japanese Convention, Harden was not chosen as one of many seven All-Star Recreation reserves.
#3: Trae Younger
Trae Younger is one in every of six gamers who rank within the prime 15 in each scoring and assists per recreation. He’s the one one which didn’t make the ASG. The Atlanta Hawks star is averaging 27.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 9.9 apg, 0.9 spg and 0.1 bpg whereas capturing 42.8% from the sector, 32.2% from 3-point vary and 88.6% from the free-throw line. Regardless of beginning within the recreation final 12 months, Younger won’t make an look in 2023.
#4: De’Aaron Fox
De’Aaron Fox has helped lead the Sacramento Kings to the third-best file within the Western Convention. He’s averaging 24.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 6.1 apg, 1.0 spg and 0.3 bpg whereas capturing 50.6% from the sector, 33.2% from 3-point vary and 78.8% from the free-throw line. Whereas the Kings had one All-Star in Domantas Sabonis, Fox was snubbed from the reserves.
#5: Pascal Siakam
Pascal Siakam is having a terrific season regardless of the Toronto Raptors’ struggles. He’s averaging 24.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 6.2 apg, 0.7 spg and 0.6 bpg whereas capturing 47.0% from the sector, 31.4% from 3-point vary and 76.7% from the free-throw line. Regardless of persistently being among the many Japanese Convention’s finest gamers this season, Siakam didn’t be named as an All-Star Recreation reserve.
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