On January 31st, when John Wall underwent an arthroscopic debridement procedure on his left knee he not only left his Washington Wizards team a man down but left National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver to select his replacement for the All-Star.
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Simmons was considered a snub the moment All-Stars were announced.
Last week, DeMarcus Cousins went down with an Achilles injury and is out for the season.
Lorde skipping performance after Grammys snub
Kesha , who earned her first pair of Grammy nominations for an album reflecting her battle with former producer and mentor Dr. If this reasoning is true, and the Grammys only offered Lorde a joint performance slot, it raises a lot of questions.
Sure, that strategy worked for Drummond, but that seems like a rare exception to the rule.
Drummond is one of the league's best centers, leading the National Basketball Association in rebounding with 15.1 rebounds per game while adding 1.37 blocks a night.
Drummond is certainly right about Simmons, but he's a little off about Brown.
After years of rebuilding, the Philadelphia 76ers finally made the leap to being serious contenders in the Eastern Conference this season, with two key players in Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid being healthy playing a big reason as to why.
This season, only three players have stats that reach those per game plateaus: Simmons, Cleveland's LeBron James and Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook. He was an All-Star in 2016 but was absent a year ago. The last time a team seeded No. 4 or higher in either conference did not have an All-Star was the 2002-03 Portland Trail Blazers, with Rasheed Wallace, averaging 18.1 points at the time, bypassed in those selections.