Heat’s Dragic to replace Love in All-Star game

Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic has replaced Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love on Team LeBron in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game.

Love suffered a fractured left hand Tuesday and will reportedly miss six-to-eight weeks.

According to NBA rules, when an All-Star is unable to participate, the commissioner shall choose a replacement from the same conference as the player who is being replaced.

On the season, Dragic is averaging 17.0 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.8 assists while shooting 43.7 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from three.

The Heat enter Thursday with a record of 29-22.