Jrue Holiday Selected to All-Star Team
The Philadelphia 76ers will be represented in the All-Star game for the second consecutive year.
Point guard Jrue Holiday was selected to his first All-Star team as a reserve for the Eastern Conference.
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“On behalf of our entire organization, I would like to congratulate Jrue Holiday on being named a member of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star team,” said Sixers Managing Owner Josh Harris. “We are extremely proud of Jrue and consider him to be one of the cornerstones of our franchise and also one of the NBA’s bright young stars. We look forward to seeing him represent the Sixers and our fans during All-Star weekend.”
Holiday is averaging career highs in points, assists and rebounds in his fourth season in the NBA. With team-highs of 19.0 points and 9.0 assists along with 4.2 rebounds and 1.45 steals per game. He ranks 13th in the NBA in scoring and fourth in assists and is the only player in the league averaging at least 19.0 points and 9.0 assists.
Yahoo! Sports first reported the selection.
The full list of All-Star reserves are listed below.
The NBA will hold its All-Star festivities February 15-17 in Houston, TX.
Eastern Conference: Jrue Holiday, Kyrie Irving, Paul George, Luol Deng, Chris Bosh, Joakim Noah, Tyson Chandler
Western Conference: Tony Parker, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Zach Randolph, LaMarcus Aldridge, David Lee, Tim Duncan.
*Noted snubs (in my opinion) are Steph Curry, Any Nets player and Kyrie Irving.