The NBA Development League today announced that San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph has been selected to play in the seventh annual NBA D-League All-Star Game on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Sprint Arena at NBA All-Star Jam Session at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center. The game will air live on NBA TV at 2 p.m. CT.
Joseph has split the 2012-13 season between San Antonio and Austin having been assigned to the Toros on five different occasions. He is the 15th Toros player to be selected to the D-League All-Star Game.
In 18 games with the Toros this season, Joseph is averaging a team-high 19.9 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.39 steals, while shooting .455 (122-268) from the field, .456 (26-57) from three-point range and .789 (86-109) from the free throw line for the reigning NBA D-League champions. The former University of Texas product ranks second in the D-League in scoring and 11th in assists.
Joseph has posted two double-doubles and has scored in double figures in 17 games, including 20-or-more in 10 games and a season-high 30 points twice.
The Canadian has appeared in 10 games with the Spurs this season averaging 1.9 points in 6.8 minutes.
The NBA D-League has announced their 2013 All-Star teams.
Fourteen of the players have NBA experience and several are currently on NBA rosters.
On the Future All-Star roster are Micah Downs, Courtney Fortson, Ron Howard, Jerome Jordan, Jeremy Lamb, Marcus Landry, Shelvin Mack, Arinze Onuaku, DaJuan Summers and Chris Wright.
On the Prospects All-Star roster are Andrew Goudelock, Damion James, Terrence Jones, Cory Joseph, D.J. Kennedy, James Mays, Jerel McNeal, Demetric Nichols, Tim Ohlbrecht and Henry Sims.