Sixers’ C Joel Embiid earns NBA All-Star game starting nod

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PHILADELPHIA– The Philadelphia 76ers will be well represented at the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte.

Sixers’ C Joel Embiid was named an All-Star game starter on Thursday night, earning his second consecutive All-Star selection.

Embiid joins the following list of starters for the game:

  • Lakers’ F LeBron James
  • Bucks’ F Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Warriors’ G Stephen Curry
  • Warriors’ F Kevin Durant
  • Thunder F Paul George
  • Rockets’ G James Harden
  • Celtics’ G Kyrie Irving
  • Raptors’ F Kawhi Leonard
  • Hornets’ G Kemba Walker

The NBA All-Star teams will be determined via a draft by team captains James and Antetokounmpo on February 7. That will air at 7 p.m. on TNT.

During that broadcast, the rest of the NBA All-Star team rosters will be revealed.

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