5 biggest reserve snubs from the 2023 NBA All-Star Game with Anthony Davis, James Harden and more

The 2023 All-Star Game reserves were released Thursday night and, as always, several deserving players missed out on the honors. Take a look at the five biggest rebuffs from Reserves.

#1: Anthony Davis

While Anthony Davis has missed 24 games this season, he has played at MVP level when healthy. In 28 games, the LA Lakers star averaged 26.8 points, 11.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 58.3% since the start. field, 28.9 percent from 3-point range and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. . Although Davis finished third in the fan vote, he did not make the final list.

#2: James Harder

James Harden missed 16 games and didn’t score at the level he did with the Houston Rockets. However, 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 while shooting 44.9% from the field, 39.4% from the field. 3-point range and 86.4 percent from the free-throw line.

While the Philadelphia 76ers sit in third place in the Eastern Conference, Harden was not chosen as one of the seven All-Star Game reserves.

#3: Trae Young

Trae Young is one of six players who rank in the top 15 in terms of scoring and assists per game. He is the only one not to have done the ASG. The Atlanta Hawks star is averaging 27.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 9.9 apg, 0.9 spg and 0.1 bpg while shooting 42.8% from the field, 32.2% from the field. 3-point range and 88.6 percent from the free-throw line. Although he started in the game last year, Young won’t be making an appearance in 2023.

#4: De’Aaron Fox

De’Aaron Fox helped lead the Sacramento Kings to a third-best record in the Western Conference. He averages 24.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 6.1 apg, 1.0 spg and 0.3 bpg while shooting 50.6% from the field, 33.2% from 3-point range and 78.8% from the free throw line. While the Kings had an All-Star in Domantas Sabonis, Fox was snubbed from reserves.

#5: Pascal Siakam

Pascal Siakam is having an excellent season despite the difficulties of the Toronto Raptors. He averages 24.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 6.2 apg, 0.7 spg, and 0.6 bpg while shooting 47.0% from the field, 31.4% from 3-point range and 76.7% from the free throw line. Although he was consistently among the best players in the Eastern Conference this season, Siakam was not named an All-Star Game reserve.

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