Atlanta's Korver named to All-Star team after Wade drops out

By PAUL NEWBERRY
AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks will have four players in Sunday's NBA All-Star game after Kyle Korver was selected to replace Miami's Dwyane Wade.

Commissioner Adam Silver selected Korver to the Eastern Conference team Tuesday after Wade pulled out because of a hamstring injury. The East-leading Hawks (43-10) already had Paul Millsap, Al Horford and Jeff Teague as reserves.

Korver is on pace to be the first player in NBA history to make more than 50 percent of his field goals and 3-point attempts, and better than 90 percent of his free throws. He is averaging 12.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.

Korver, who turns 34 next month, is the fourth-oldest player to make his first All-Star appearance, behind Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, Sam Cassell and Anthony Mason.

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