Injury replacements named for 2015 WNBA All-Star Game
Guards Kayla McBride of the San Antonio Stars and Riquna Williams of the Tulsa Shock along with center Jantel Lavender of the Los Angeles Sparks will fill the spots on the Western Conference roster vacated by Minnesota Lynx guards Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen and Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins.
Augustus, who has missed the last three games with a knee injury, and Diggins, who suffered a season-ending knee injury on June 28, had been selected as starters by fans during WNBA All-Star Balloting 2015. Whalen, who was poked in the eye during a game at Tulsa on July 19, was picked as a reserve by the Western Conference head coaches.
The game will take place on Saturday, July 25 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn at 3:30 p.m. ET. It will be broadcast by ABC.
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