De’Aaron Fox would accept invitation if named an All-Star game injury replacement

Feb 9, 2023, 3:39 PM

De'Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings controls the ball against the Houston Rockets during the se...

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With multiple NBA players recently injured, there’s still a chance Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox still has a chance to make the NBA’s All-Star game.

“I would rather stay home, but Recee wants to go and obviously our family would love to be able to experience an All-Star game, so yeah, I would,” Fox said when asked if he’d capitalize on the opportunity to be an NBA All-Star.

Fox also discussed the moves made at the NBA trade deadline, the last play against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, and more.

Click here for the full post-practice interview with De’Aaron Fox

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The Sacramento Kings entered the 2022-23 season hoping to break a 16-year playoff drought. After hiring Mike Brown as the team’s new coach, the Kings drafted Keegan Murray as the number four overall pick. They continued to make moves over the summer, trading for Kevin Huerter and signing multiple free agents, including guard Malik Monk.

While silent at the NBA trade deadline, the team sits at third in the Western Conference heading into the All-Star game.

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