For a young up-and-coming NBA player, the phone call to let them know they’ve been picked for their first All-Star game could rank as one of the most authentic experiences of their entire career. their. With the condition, they can pause Pokémon the game they are playing to receive the call.
While the initial roster for the 2022 All-Star game was announced back in January, several injuries in the weeks since have opened up several slots for the teams. For example James Harden is now gone, and so to take his place it was announced that Jarett Allen would be joining Team LeBron.
This year’s All-Star game was in Cleveland and Allen played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, when Cavs coach JB Bickerstaff tried to call Allen to tell him the good news, he quickly realized that Allen was busy:
All very lovely. Allen seems like a great guy, and had a great year, so well deserved:
This is the part where I remind you if you didn’t see last month’s post that Allen had to choose his own sound effects to play every time he scored, and he chose well:
When Allen returned to the Brooklyn Nets (he was traded to Cleveland in January 2021), staff approached each player to request their sound effects. It’s pretty common in the NBA to play something after a bucket, and Mario Coin sounds were played throughout the tournament for many years. But Allen says, “It took me about 10 seconds to find the perfect one. Short and sweet.”
His request is for an icon Zelda A “secret” sound effect will be played, the sound effect you hear every time you solve a puzzle or explore a hidden area. It’s a choice that follows him to Cleveland, and you can hear it in the featured clip below (if it doesn’t autoplay in the correct location for you, you’ll need it around 3:01)
https://kotaku.com/jarrett-allen-cavs-all-star-pokemon-arceus-legends-nba-1848551793 NBA players’ Pokémon games interrupted by All-Star announcement