Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) and Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) talk after a timeout as the Utah Jazz and the Miami Heat play in an NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Utah won 116-101. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert are headed to Atlanta.
According to a report from The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Mitchell and Gobert have been named as reserves for the West in the 2021 All-Star Game.
It’s the second consecutive All-Star appearance for Mitchell and Gobert. The two Jazz stars will join head coach Quin Snyder in Atlanta, as he was named the Western Conference head coach.
Sources: 2021 NBA All-Star reserves:
West: Chris Paul, Paul George, Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert, Zion Williamson, Anthony Davis
East: James Harden, Julius Randle, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Zach LaVine, Ben Simmons, Nikola Vucevic
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 23, 2021
Jazz players and coaches pushed hard to get Mike Conley in the All-Star game, but he was not selected. Conley has yet to receive an All-Star nod in his 14-year career.
Source:: Deseret News – Sports News
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