The Jazz's contingent for All-Star Weekend grew on Thursday.
Jazz draft pick and Salt Lake City Stars mainstay Joel Bolomboy has been selected as a replacement player and will participate in the D-League All-Star Game in New Orleans on Saturday. He joins Gordon Hayward (NBA All-Star Game, Skills Challenge) and Dante Exum and Trey Lyles (Rising Stars Challenge) in the Crescent City.
The game will tip off at 12:30 p.m. MST at the Superdome and will be broadcast on NBA TV.
The 23-year-old from Weber State has appeared in 19 games (17 starts) for the Stars this season, averaging 15.8 points on 54.7 percent shooting, an NBA D-League leading 12.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 34.1 minutes per game. He is also shooting 48.3 percent (14-of-29) from beyond the arc. Bolomboy has recorded 14 double-doubles and scored in double figures in 16 games, including 20-plus points on five occasions.