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NBA: James Harden will not play the All Star and his place will be occupied by Jarrett Allen

Jarrett Allenpvot of the Cavaliersreplace james hardennew escort of the Sixersat all-star from February 20 in clevelandinformed the NBA.Allen, who


Jarrett Allenpvot of the Cavaliersreplace new escort of the Sixersat all-star from February 20 in clevelandinformed the NBA.

Allen, who is having the best season of his career in Cleveland, was appointed by NBA Commissioner Adam Silverto replace Harden in the team led by LeBron James.

At 23 years old and in his fifth season in the NBA, Allen sports an average of 16.2 points per game combined with 11.1 reboundswhich is the ninth best mark so far this season.

The excellent level of their performances contributed to the third position of the in the Eastern Conference (35-22).

Harden, who left last February 10 at the to join the 76ers, he will miss the All-Star for a hamstring injury in the left leg.

The All-Star will be played on February 20 at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Cleveland, beginning at 8:00 p.m. local time (-5 GMT).