For the second-straight season, Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will play in the NBA All-Star Game.
The NBA named Walker as an injury replacement for Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis on Thursday. Walker will play for Team LeBron.
Walker is averaging 23 points and 5.8 assists for the Hornets. In his last 10 games he is averaging 28.5 points, while shooting 46 percent from three-point range.
The NBA All-Star Game will be played Feb. 18 in Los Angeles.