Khris Middleton named 2020 NBA All-Star

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton has been named an All-Star for the second consecutive season, the NBA announced Thursday, Jan. 30.

Middleton will join All-Star Game captain Giannis Antetokounmpo for the second straight season as Bucks representatives at this year's All-Star Game.

Middleton, who has helped the Bucks to an NBA-best 41-6 record, is averaging a career-high 20.2 points per game in addition to 5.9 rebounds and 3.9 assists, while shooting a career-best 50.3% from the field, 43.2% from three (5th in the Eastern Conference) and a career-high 90% from the free-throw line (4th in the Eastern Conference) in just 28.8 minutes per game, according to a Milwaukee Bucks press release. 

He’s on pace to become only the fifth player in NBA history to average more than 20 points per game while shooting better than 50% overall, 40% from three and 90% from the free-throw line.

Middleton is the 12th player in Bucks history to earn multiple All-Star selections.

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