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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis was chosen on Friday to replace injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star Game. The Official NBA All Star Twitter Account sent this Tweet out of Friday:
NBA All-Star @NBAAllStar
New Orleans @PelicansNBA F/C @AntDavis23 has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured West #NBAAllStar @KobeBryant.
Davis was the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and this is his second season in the league. The All-Star game will be played in New Orleans this year.