It has also been announced that Drummond will take Porzingis' place in the All-Star Skills Challenge. He is averaging 22.6 points and 5.8 assists.
Walker, 27, will make his second consecutive All-Star appearance after reaching the stage for the first time last season. For the season, the Hornets are 17.4 points per 100 possessions better when Walker is on the court than when he is off the court, the highest mark among all qualifying NBA players, according to NBA.com/Stats.
Ben Simmons has been snubbed yet again
The 6-1 Walker has scored at least 40 points in a game three times this season, one of eight National Basketball Association players to do so.
Porzingis was diagnosed with an ACL tear after injuring himself in Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Instead of the Eastern Conference against the Western Conference, All-Stars Stephen Curry and LeBron James were chosen as captains, and chose teams in a pick-up game fashion.
Walker's logical competition for this spot was probably the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, who is averaging 16.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 7.2 assists. Although, he finished just outside the top two in Eastern backcourt voting, the people spoke by voting him third in Eastern backcourt voting and the Sixers rookie placed sixth among players in voting.
22 dead in fresh regime air strikes on Syria enclave: monitor The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said a fact-finding mission "is investigating all credible allegations". Wednesday's attack raises the number of people killed in the area since January 29 to 384, including 94 children, reported AP.
Still, Qualcomm is touting the commitments as proof that its mobile 5G NR technology is ready for the smartphone form factor. Not on the list, however, are the world's three leading smartphone vendors: Apple, Huawei and Samsung.
India is seen to be pro-Mohamed Nasheed, the former President who is in exile, while Yameen has cosied up to China in a big way. Apart from India, the U.S. and the European Union have expressed serious concern over the present situation in Maldives.
Getting a pick in return also avoids the Hayward problem, because this is the opposite of a win now move. The Celtics are trying to gather enough star power and depth to compete for a championship this season.
Union Ministers Ananth Kumar and D V Sadananda Gowda too tried to convince the TDP members to allow Mr Jaitley to speak. It took TDP leader Thota Narasimham several minutes to convince his colleagues to allow Mr Jaitley to speak.
He brought with him to the Senate floor a number of signs, suggesting he is prepared for the long-haul in his floor remarks. Republicans are blaming democrats for failing to reach a long-term spending bill because they can't agree on immigration.
Tesla's non-GAAP automotive gross margin in Q4 was 13.8%, down significantly from its 22.2% gross margin in the year-ago quarter. During Q4, Tesla opened 12 new store and service locations resulting in 330 total locations worldwide at the end of the year.
The second-round pick was from the Troy Daniels trade with the Memphis Grizzlies this past summer, according to Gambadoro. It would be expected that the 6-foot-4 point guard would pursue a salary pushing eight figures in free agency.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said he was "heartened" by the agreement, and urged Congress to move ahead with passing the budget. AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan , said the speaker will only bring up an immigration bill that President Trump supports.
Among stocks, Walt Disney was up 1.9 percent in premarket trading after the media company's quarterly profit topped forecasts. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.71-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 1.33-to-1 ratio favored advancers.
Blacklisted North Korean Officials Set to Attend Olympics
The North Korean delegates also including national Olympic officials, journalists and members of a taekwondo demonstration team. If a meeting took place, it would mark the highest-level interaction between the USA and North Korea in decades.
Syria calls rare U.S. strike an effort 'to support terrorism'
Since the most recent Syrian army offensive began in mid-December, 300,000 people have been displaced within Idlib, said Moumtzis. A separate catastrophe for civilians is unfolding in the Kurdish-majority area of Afrin, on Syria's northern border.
Kohli magic leads India to win over South Africa
However, if you ask me which is the most memorable among all the wickets, I would say it is my first ODI wicket. You're always looking for someone to bat till the end and it's unbelievable if you do it as the captain.
Eagles fan to pay for stadium chair stolen after Super Bowl
Fans of the Philadelphia Eagles cheer ahead of the team's Super Bowl victory parade on February 8, 2018 in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, Long responded, "Are you kidding me?" when asked if he'd be accompanying his teammates to the White House.
Tyreke Evans: Remains with Memphis after deadline
Name SearchWatch Service' James Ennis, 27, to Detroit for forward Brice Johnson and a second-round pick, according to ESPN . Chris Wallace and the front office should have accepted whatever was available in the last minutes before the deadline.
Russian Federation orders warplanes in Syria to fly higher
Russian Federation carried out a series of "pinpoint strikes" against rebel targets to respond to the shooting down, said Peskov. A military funeral will take place in his hometown of Voronezh on February 8 in accordance with his relatives' wishes.
USA unemployment claims plummet to 45-year low
Meanwhile, continuing claims for the week ended 27 January also dropped to 1.923 million from an upwardly revised 1.956 million. The number of people already collecting unemployment benefits, known as continuing claims, dropped by 33,000 to 1.92 million.
Grading the Nittany Lions 2018 class
It was also the sixth straight road loss for the Terps, with the last four coming by one, three, eight and four points. On the season, Maryland basketball averages 75.3 points, 37.4 rebounds and 14.4 assists per game.