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Ball, Murray to replace Durant, Green in NBA All-Star Game


NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball and San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray have been named to the NBA All-Star Game as injury replacements. They will step in for Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green. The NBA also announced that Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum will replace Durant as a starter. Ball and Murray are All-Stars for the first time, and the 20-year-old Ball is the fourth-youngest All-Star in NBA history. The game will be played on Feb. 20 in Cleveland.

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