Dončić makes All-Star starter roster

Phoenix, 27 January - Slovenian NBA star Luka Dončić has made the starter roster for the All-Star game for the second time. This will also be his fourth appearance at the All-Star tournament in his five seasons at the NBA.

NBA superstar Luka Dončić.
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Dončić, the Dallas Mavericks forward, will play in the west pool along with LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), who will be the team captain, Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Nikola Jokić (Denver Nuggets) and Zion Williamson (New Orleans Pelicans), the NBA has announced.

The Slovenian first played the All-Star game in the 2019-2020 season. The following year he was in the starter roster for the first time.

The news was revealed just before Dončić walked out of the game against the Phenix Suns in the third minute of the first quarter with an injured left ankle. The team have said the injury is not grave.

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