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Tyrese Haliburton Comments on Being Named an All-Star Starter For the First Time: “I put in the work, it was written”

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Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton was named an NBA All-Star starter for the first time in his career on Thursday night. Taking to social media, he outlined what the honor meant to him. He will represent Pacers for the All-Star weekend which will be hosted at his homecourt, the Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Last year, coaches voted him to be a reserve but this year got bigger for him as being named a starter is undoubtedly a massive honor.

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Tyrese Haliburton comments on the achievement

In a Twitter/X post, Tyrese Haliburton talked about the importance of this milestone and the hard work that he had put in to achieve. He also thanked the people who helped him along the way.

“I’m an All-Star Starter, man. Been sitting here soaking this in like damn I wasn’t supposed to be here, but I put in the work, it was written!

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“To my peers, the media, and the fans…This can’t happen without y’all.” He added on the second part of his post. “Look forward to putting on another show in Indy.”

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Tyrese Haliburton is all geared up to share the starting backcourt spot with the Milwaukee Bucks point guard Damian Lillard after getting 3,377,405 fan votes, 133 player votes, and 97 media votes, making him the number-one-ranked guard in the Eastern Conference in all three voting categories.

Haliburton is a well-deserved player this season as he has led the Pacers to a 25-20 record. He also leads the league in assists with 428. Additionally, he is also the league’s leader in assists per game with an average of 12.6 per contest.

With his pinpoint passing and scoring, he has shown the league that he can lead an offense in more ways than one as he has averaged 23.6 ppg. With his immense contributions to his team, Haliburton has also put himself on display as one of the most valuable players this season. NBA.com noted that he is ninth in the ladder just ahead of Kawhi Leonard and behind Anthony Davis.

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Bishal Roy
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