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Brandon Ingram earns first NBA All-Star selection

The Pelicans' leading scorer is averaging career highs in points (25), 3-points percentage (.404), rebounds per game (6.3) and assists per game (4.3).
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) reacts after making a basket with .2 seconds remaining in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in New Orleans, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Pelicans won 138-132 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS — Brandon Ingram's impressive first season with the New Orleans Pelicans earned him a spot in the NBA All-Star Game.

Ingram was announced as a reserve on Thursday night. The Pelicans' leading scorer is averaging career highs in points (25), 3-points percentage (.404), rebounds per game (6.3) and assists per game (4.3).

This is Ingram's first All-Star selection. This is his fourth season in the NBA.

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