Siakam recognized by fans as a first-time NBA all-star
Pirasanth Gunasekaram and Kevaughn Wilson
About 10 years ago, Pascal Siakam was studying to be a priest. Now, he’s an NBA all-star.
On Thursday night, the NBA announced the starters for the 2020 all-star game in Chicago. Siakam will participate the game with Lebron James, Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokoumpo.
Kevaughn Wilson filed this video report.
The reserves for the all-star game will be announced next Thursday.
The game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16.
This is a part of the all-star weekend with the rising star challenge and the celebrity game taking place on Valentine’s Day.
The skills challenge, the three-point contest and the slam dunk contest taking place on Feb. 15.