Pacers' Victor Oladipo named to 2018 NBA All-Star team

Pacers' Oladipo named to 2018 NBA All-Star team
Pacers' Oladipo named to 2018 NBA All-Star team
Posted at 7:12 PM, Jan 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-23 19:28:22-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Victor Oladipo has been named a reserve for the 2018 NBA All-Star game.

It'll be the first All-Star game for the Pacers player who is averaging 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists a game. He is the 13th Pacers player to be named to the All-Star team. 

Oladipo is in his fifth season in the NBA. 

Eastern coaches voted for the seven reserves, according to the Pacers. 

The new All-Star Game format allows for two captains to choose their rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves. 

The 2018 captains are LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors.

Teams will be announced on January 25. 

The rest of the NBA All-Star Eastern Conference reserve team includes:

  • Al Horford
  • Bradley Beal
  • Kristaps Porzingis
  • Kevin Lowe
  • Kyle Lowry
  • John Wall

The NBA All-Star Western Conference reserve team includes:

  • Russell Westbrook
  • Jimmy Butler
  • Damian Lillard
  • LaMarcus Aldridge
  • Klay Thompson
  • Draymond Green
  • Karl Anthony Towns

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