Three Cleveland Cavaliers - guard Mark Price, forward Larry Nance and center Brad Daugherty - were named reserves for the Eastern Conference team for the NBA All-Star game Feb. 12 in Houston, the league said Tuesday.
Other players selected as reserves in a vote by Eastern Conference coaches were guard Mark Jackson of New York, forwards Terry Cummings of Milwaukee and Kevin McHale of Boston, and center Patrick Ewing of New York.Cavaliers coach Lenny Wilkens will coach the East all-stars. Each East coach voted for two players at guard, forward and center, plus one additoinal player at any position.
Price and Jackson will be in their first all-star games, while Cummings, Daugherty and Nance are in their second.
Starters for the East will be guards Michael Jordan of Chicago and Isiah Thomas of Detroit; forwards Charles Barkley of Philadelphia and Dominique Wilkins of Atlanta, and center Moses Malone of Atlanta.
Western Conference reserves will be announced late Wednesday.