Two-dozen NBA Development League (D-League) players, including 15 with NBA experience have been chosen to play in the NBA D-League All-Star Game by Kumho Tire. The game tips off February 18th at 2:30 ET from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
The East team features NBA greats Yogi Ferrell (Long Island Nets/Dallas Mavericks), Ray McCallum (Grand Rapids Drive/Charlotte Hornets) and Chris McCullough (Long Island Nets/Brooklyn Nets). The West team will include by Johnny O’Bryant III (Northern Arizona Suns/Denver Nuggets), Briante Weber (Sioux Falls Skyforce/Golden State Warriors) and Okaro White (Sioux Falls Skyforce/Miami Heat).
Raptors 905 head coach Jerry Stackhouse will be coaching the East team and ). Los Angeles D-Fenders head coach Coby Karl, an NBA and NBA D-League veteran, will lead the West.
Players for the All-Star Game are chosen by all players and 22 coaches in the NBA D-League. They’re only eligible if they have competed in at least half of their team’s games up until Jan. 29. Any injured or ineligible players will be replaced prior to the game.