Utah Jazz React To Mike Conley’s First All-Star Selection
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Members of the Utah Jazz organization shared their excitement after veteran guard Mike Conley was selected to his first-ever NBA All-Star Game.
On Friday, March 5, Conley was chosen by league commissioner Adam Silver as the replacement for Suns guard Devin Booker, who will miss the game due to injury.
After 14 seasons in the NBA, Conley will appear in the All-Star Game and Three-Point Contest for the first time.
Following Conley’s All-Star nod, members of the Jazz, including the vet’s teammates, shared congratulatory messages on social media.
“we CAN have nice things,” the Jazz tweeted.
Donovan Mitchell – Guard
“I SEE YOU @MCONLEY10,” fellow All-Star Donovan Mitchell posted.
Rudy Gobert – Center
“Lets gooooooooo @MCONLEY10 !!” fellow All-Star Rudy Gobert tweeted.
Royce O’Neale – Forward
“Idc what y’all say or how y’all feel @MCONLEY10 all star.” Jazz forward Royce O’Neale shared. “Well deserved and earned.”
Jordan Clarkson – Guard
“@MCONLEY10 Congrats bucky!!! well deserved!!” Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson posted.
Joe Ingles – Forward
“This is some of the best news I’ve ever heard. @MCONLEY10 is an all star,” Jazz forward Joe Ingles tweeted. “He earned this. Always been underrated. Shouldn’t be the first but go enjoy this with your family.”
Georges Niang – Forward
“Let’s gooooooooo,” wrote Jazz forward Georges Niang.
Miye Oni – Guard
“yeaaaaaa!!!” Jazz guard Miye Oni shared.
Juwan Morgan – Forward
“Buckyyyyyy @MCONLEY10,” Jazz foward Juwan Morgan wrote.
Ryan Smith – Owner
“So happy for @mconley10,” Jazz owner Ryan Smith posted, “You earned this man.”
Jim Olson – President
“Congrats @MCONLEY10 More than deserved and long overdue,” team president Jim Olson tweeted.
Conley will join Utah’s Gobert, Mitchell, and head coach Quin Snyder in the NBA All-Star events on Sunday, March 7.
The Three-Point Contest will begin at 4:30 p.m. (MDT). The All-Star Game will tip-off at 6 p.m. (MDT).