Zach LaVine Will Play For Team Durant in the 2021 All-Star Game

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Zach LaVine Will Play For Team Durant in the 2021 All-Star Game

Chicago Bulls

Kevin Durant put some respect on Zach LaVine’s name Thursday night.

https://twitter.com/chicagobulls/status/1367646472301330435?s=20

LeBron James and Durant sat down on TNT for the annual All-Star Game Draft, and with his 4th pick in the reserve round, Durant picked the Bulls first-time All-Star. The selection took LaVine off the board before Paul George, Jaylen Brown, Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert, Domantas Sabonis, Julius Randle, and Nikola Vucevic. In fact, Durant even said he was “very excited” about this particular selection, which was followed by a “that boy got game” stamp of approval by James. That’s some respect.

Here is a look at LaVine’s teammates and who he will matchup against:

Team Durant (in order of selection)

Starters:

Kyrie Irving
Joel Embiid
Kawhi Leonard
Bradley Beal
Jayson Tatum

Bench:

James Harden
Devin Booker
Zion Williamson
Zach LaVine
Julius Randle
Nikola Vucevic
Donovan Mitchell

*Kevin Durant will not play in the All-Star game due to injury

Team LeBron (in order of selection)

Starters:

LeBron James
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Stephen Curry
Luka Doncic
Nikola Jokic

Bench:

Damian Lillard
Ben Simmons
Chris Paul
Jaylen Brown
Paul George
Domantas Sabonis
Rudy Gobert

If you want to watch the first and second rounds of the draft, check it out below:



Author: Elias Schuster

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