The NBA announced reserves for the 2022 All-Star Game on Thursday night. The game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 20 in Cleveland, Ohio, with festivities all weekend long. Remember, the format has changed, so it isn’t East vs. West anymore. These players are simply representing the Eastern Conference as reserves. Let’s take a look at who got in.
Cleveland Cavaliers star Garland and Toronto Raptors point man VanVleet were campaigned for heavily by a lot of media members, so it’s nice to see them get in. Butler and Tatum were near locks as reserves, as was Harden. Milwaukee Bucks star guard Khris Middleton was a bit of a surprise, but he’s deserving of his spot and there is some carryover from his performance in last season’s playoffs when it comes to fan perception and the fan vote.