Tuesday , Feb , 13 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Seattle’s Allen and Utah’s Okur named All-Star replacements

New York, NY (Sports Network) – The Seattle Supersonics’ Ray Allen and Mehmet
Okur of the Utah Jazz have been named as replacements for the 2007 NBA All-
Star Game this Sunday.

NBA Commissioner David Stern made the announcement Tuesday due to the injuries
of West All-Stars Allen Iverson (ankle) of the Denver Nuggets and the Phoenix
Suns’ Steve Nash (shoulder).

Chris Paul of the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets will takes Nash’s spot in
the Playstation Skills Challenge as well.