He was selected as a reserve and picked by team captain LeBron James.
The Wizards' John Wall won't be able to play now that he's having a knee procedure, so National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver announced that Andre Drummond will take his place on Team LeBron. Therefore, he will be forced to sit out of his fifth-career All-Star Game, leaving Team LeBron with a vacancy.
We'll see if that changes soon when NBA Commission Adam Silver makes his decision.More news: Trump accuses Justice Departmen, FBI of pro-Democrat bias
Although the news is certainly bad for Wall and the Wizards, one lucky player who fell just short of an All-Star bid will now receive the honor.
Simmons, who would become the first Australian selected as an All-Star, has averaged 16.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.3 assists.
Because Wall was representing the Eastern Conference, his replacement must be from that side also, hence why Lou Williams wasn't upset this time around.More news: Investigators Questioned Person Who Sold Ammunition to Vegas Shooter
Drummond famously expressed his disappoitment on Twitter after missing out on selection, putting up one of the great "snub" games immediately afterwards, piling on 30 points 24 rebounds, four assists, three steals and five blocks against the Utah Jazz.More news: The Battle For Azeroth Launches Summer 2018