Former University of Kentucky star DeAndre Liggins was one of 24 players chosen to play in the NBA D-League’s All-Star Game on Saturday, Feb. 13, in Toronto.
The game will be televised on NBA TV at 2 p.m.
Liggins is averaging 13.3 points per game for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, which has a league-best 21-4 record.
He is first in the D-League in steals (2.6 per game), second in assists (6.7) and second in minutes (39.7). He also averages 7.5 rebounds and shoots 44.8 percent from three-point range.
Liggins, who will represent the Eastern Conference, was the D-League’s defensive player of the year two seasons ago. He spent last season playing overseas.
▪ The Western Conference All-Stars will be coached by Austin Spurs head coach Ken McDonald and his staff.
McDonald, who previously coached at Western Kentucky, had led Austin to a 16-9 record, second-best in the league.