Booker to replace Lillard at All-Star, 3-point contest

Published: Feb. 13, 2020 at 2:22 PM EST
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Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Booker is finally headed to his first NBA All-Star Game. The Phoenix guard was tabbed Thursday as the player who will replace injured Portland guard Damian Lillard in the game and Saturday's 3-point contest.

Booker was chosen by Commissioner Adam Silver, who makes the final call on injury replacements to the All-Star rosters. By NBA rule, the replacement player has to come from the same conference as the injured player.

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