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DeMar DeRozan is join­ing Toronto Rap­tors team­mate Kyle Lowry in the NBA all-star game. The 26-year-old shoot­ing guard was named an East­ern Con­fer­ence re­serve on Thurs­day, as voted by NBA coaches. DeRozan, whose torn groin ten­don squashed his hopes of mak­ing last sea­son’s all-star af­fair, is av­er­ag­ing 23 points a night this sea­son. He and Lowry - with 20.9 points a game - com­bine for the high­est-scor­ing back­court in the East­ern Con­fer­ence.

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