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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) high fives Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) after having a foul called on him against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (Silas Walker, Deseret News)
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Gobert, Mitchell Drafted To Team Giannis For NBA All-Star Game

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah Jazz all-stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell were drafted to Team Giannis for the upcoming NBA All-Star game.

Milwaukee Bucks all-star Giannis Antetokounmpo selected the two Jazzmen during the NBA All-Star game draft.

Team Giannis will face Team LeBron led by Los Angeles Lakers all-star LeBron James in the 69th NBA All-Star game on Sunday, February 16 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT).

Gobert and Mitchell were voted as first-time all-star when they were selected as reserves for the NBA All-Star Game by coaches from the Western Conference on January 30.

Rudy Gobert

This season, the seven-year big man from France is recording a career-high in rebounds per contest.

Through 48 games this season, Gobert is averaging 15.6 points, 14.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 2.0 blocks.

Donovan Mitchell

The third-year guard currently ranks No. 14 among NBA players in scoring.

Through 49 games this season, Mitchell is averaging 24.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 1.1 steals.

Team Giannis

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (Captain, Starter) – Milwaukee Bucks
  • Joel Embiid (Starter) – Philadelphia 76ers
  • Pascal Siakam (Starter) – Toronto Raptors
  • Kemba Walker (Starter) – Boston Celtics
  • Trae Young (Starter) – Atlanta Hawks
  • Bam Adebayo – Miami Heat
  • Jimmy Butler – Miami Heat
  • Rudy Gobert – Utah Jazz
  • Brandon Ingram – New Orleans Pelicans
  • Kyle Lowry – Toronto Raptors
  • Khris Middleton – Milwaukee Bucks
  • Donovan Mitchell – Utah Jazz

Team LeBron

  • LeBron James (Captain, Starter) – Los Angeles Lakers
  • Anthony Davis (Starter) – Los Angeles Lakers
  • Luka Doncic (Starter) – Dallas Mavericks
  • James Harden (Starter) – Houston Rockets
  • Kawhi Leonard (Starter) – Los Angeles Clippers
  • Nikola Jokic – Denver Nuggets
  • Damian Lillard – Portland Trail Blazers
  • Chris Paul – Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Domantas Sabonis – Indiana Pacers
  • Ben Simmons – Philadelphia 76ers
  • Jayson Tatum – Boston Celtics
  • Russell Westbrook – Houston Rockets

Mitchell and Gobert will play in the All-Star Game on Sunday, February 16 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on TNT.

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