Paul George To Replace DeMarcus Cousins In All-Star Game

Thunder forward Paul George will replace DeMarcus Cousins in the All-Star Game, the league office announced. He will be part of the team captained by LeBron James.

This is the third straight All-Star appearance for George and the fifth of his career. He is averaging 20.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals in 45 games with the Thunder.

Under league rules, when an All-Star is injured, as Cousins was with a season-ending