Pistons' Andre Drummond Throws Shade At Celtics' Jaylen Brown over ASG Selection

Drummond is an All Star for the second time. He also represented the Pistons in 2016

Wall, who was set for a bench spot on captain LeBron James' team, faces six weeks on the sidelines with a knee injury.

National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver selected Drummond for the February 18 contest.

Although the news is certainly very bad for Wall and the Wizards, one lucky player who fell just short of an All-Star bid will now receive the honor.

Andre Drummond held out Ben Simmons to be named as John Wall's replacement for the All-Star game in Los Angeles game next month.

Coincidentally, all three were to play on the team picked by LeBron. He entered Tuesday night's game against Cleveland averaging 14.7 points and 15.1 rebounds. He already has more assists this season (176) than in his previous two seasons combined (157).

Drummond was selected for the same reason that Paul George was selected to replace injured DeMarcus Cousins.

Simmons is averaging 16.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.3 assists this season, making a srtrong case for Rookie of the Year honours.

Brown and Drummond will have a chance to discuss their All-Star on February 23 when the Celtics visit Detroit - the first game out of the All-Star break. "No (t) sure why Jaylen Brown is confused", said Drummond in the comments. Oddly enough, he's shooting just 59.1 percent from the free throw line, which is worse than Drummond's 62.5 percent mark.

No Eastern Conference team seeded No. 4 or higher at the time of All-Star Game has gone without a selection since the 1993 New Jersey Nets. Although his role could take a slight dip with the addition of Blake Griffin, it seems as though Drummond is developing into the player that the Pistons thought he could become when they drafted him.

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