A variety of WNBA players will be making their debuts when the annual All-Star game hits Seattle this coming weekend. Among the 2017 WNBA All-Star Game reserves will be the league's leading scorer, Brittney Griner, along with reigning WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike, and center Breann Stewart. The reserve players for this year's game were announced on Tuesday night during ESPN2's telecast of the Chicago Sky vs. Seattle Storm basketball game. Here's a look at which WNBA players will be featured on both the Eastern and Western Conference teams.

Eastern Conference reserves

On the Eastern team, the starting lineup features Washington's Elena Delle Donne, Atlanta's Tiffany Hayes, and New York's Tina Charles, as well as Connecticut's Jasmine Thomas and Jonquel Jones. Unfortunately, Delle Donne will not participate due to her recent injury so a replacement player will be selected by the WNBA president later this week.

For the East's bench, reserve players will include two other Connecticut Sun players as Alyssa Thomas and Elizabeth Williams each make their debuts.

Other players named to the reserves for the East will include Chicago's Stefanie Dolson and Allie Quigley, Indiana's Candice Dupree, and Atlanta's Layshia Clarendon. Of those players, Dupree will play in an All-Star game for her third different team during her career.

Western Conference reserves

Over on the West team, the starters include Seattle's Sue Bird, Phoenix's Diana Taurasi, and Los Angeles' Candace Parker, as well as Minnesota's Maya Moore and Sylvia Fowles.

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As of this report, all five of the starting players are healthy and able to make the start.

Joining these players as Western Conference reserves will be the WNBA's reigning MVP Nneka Ogwumike, Seattle Storm player Breanna Stewart, and the league's leading scorer, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner. Unfortunately, Griner is sidelined due to injury for up to a month and will miss the WNBA All-Star Game.

Her replacement will be selected this week by the league president.

Minnesota's Seimone Augustus was named to the reserves, making her seventh appearance in the game. Skylar Diggins-Smith of the Dallas Wings will make her third appearance, while the Los Angeles Sparks' Chelsea Gray will make her debut as an All-Star reserve in the game.

The 2017 edition of the WNBA All-Star Game takes place at Seattle's Key Arena on Saturday, July 22nd.

Game coverage will be made available on ABC with a start time of approximately 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

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