Roy Hibbert makes NBA All-Star team

Lance Stephenson not included in reserves

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert made the NBA All-Star team, officials announced Thursday evening.

Hibbert was named as one of the reserve players to the Eastern Conference squad. He was voted by coaches in New Orleans on Feb. 16.

He joins Paul George, who was named as a starter for the game last week.

Hibbert was previously voted by the coaches to join the 2012 All-Star game in Orlando.

"It’s a great honor to be an All-Star once and to be named again makes it even more special," Hibbert said. "This is more about the team and what we’ve accomplished so far than it is about Paul or I being All-Stars."

Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel will help coach the Eastern Conference All-Star team.

"To be able to have two of our players going to the All-Star game with the coaching staff is great recognition for what we’ve accomplished so far," Vogel said. "I can make a case for a lot of our guys to be All-Stars and I know that’s not possible, but I’m happy for Paul and Roy. I appreciate the coaches recognizing Roy for his contributions to our team and our record. Winning provides many benefits and this is one."

Pacers officials said this is the sixth time in team history that the Pacers have had two players on the All-Star team.

Lance Stephenson was not selected to the squad. David West was not pleased with Stephenson's snub and told RTV6 that he deserved the spot. Watch more of West's reaction in the video above.

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