Orlando Magic Players’ Epic Reactions To Paolo Banchero Being Named 2024 NBA All-Star
The No.1 pick from the 2022 NBA Draft, Paolo Banchero, quickly proved to be as good as advertised last season, averaging 20.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 72 games to wrap up his rookie campaign.
This season, the Reigning rookie of the year has continued to deliver dominant numbers on both ends of the court.
In year two, especially his facilitating has reached another level, with Banchero improving his passing and assists numbers each and every month.
This season, the young forward has been able to average 23 points, seven rebounds and 5 assists, helping the Orlando Magic to surprisingly being in playoff contention, as the 8-seed. As a logical consequence, the 21-year old was selected by NBA coaches to be a reserve for the 2024 All-Star Game in Indianapolis on Feb. 18.
As the All-Star reserves were revealed on Inside the NBA, the Orlando Magic watched the broadcast in unison. When Banchero’s name was dropped, everybody went crazy.
PAOLO BANCHERO: ALL-STAR pic.twitter.com/n2aFHHsoqh
— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) February 2, 2024