Mavs' Nowitzki to replace Davis

Dallas, TX ( - Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki will replace the injured Anthony Davis in this year's All-Star Game, per NBA commissioner Adam Silver.

Nowitzki will make his 13th appearance in the midseason showcase after averaging 18.3 points and 6.0 rebounds this season.

Davis is sidelined with a right shoulder sprain.