Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to switch injured Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker on Workforce Durant within the 2021 NBA All-Star Recreation, which will likely be performed on Sunday, March 7 at State Farm Enviornment in Atlanta.
As well as, Conley will change Booker within the 2021 3-Level Contest, which will likely be held on March 7 earlier than the NBA All-Star Recreation.
That is the primary NBA All-Star choice for Conley, who’s in his 14th season. He’s averaging 16.1 factors and 5.7 assists and taking pictures a career-high 42.2 p.c from three-point vary in 29 video games this season. Conley, 33, has helped the Jazz publish an NBA-best 27-9 report. He joins two Utah teammates, Workforce LeBron heart Rudy Gobert and Workforce Durant guard Donovan Mitchell, within the NBA All-Star Recreation.
Booker is unable to play within the NBA All-Star Recreation or take part within the 3-Level Contest due to a left knee sprain. He was named to the NBA All-Star Recreation by the Commissioner as an damage substitute for Los Angeles Lakers ahead Anthony Davis. Booker is averaging 24.9 factors and 4.4 assists in 31 video games this season.
In line with NBA guidelines, when a participant chosen to the All-Star Recreation is unable to take part, the Commissioner shall select a substitute from the identical convention because the participant who’s being changed. Booker and Conley each play for Western Convention groups.
The NBA All-Star Recreation and 3-Level Contest are a part of NBA All-Star 2021, which can happen on one night time this 12 months.