2011 NBA All-Star Game: Tony Parker & Fellow Spurs Won’t Make Roster As Starters

January 9th, 2011 by Denise Charles Leave a reply »
In about two weeks on January 27th, the starters for the 2011 NBA All-Star Game will be announced live on TNT. 

The San Antonio Spurs (30-6) have three of their five starters nominated for the starting line-up of the NBA All-Star Roster. 

Unfortunately for the three big contributors of the winningest team in the NBA right now,--Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, and Tim Duncan—a chance at playing on the Western Conference All-Star Team might not happen.

The All- Star game, which will be held on February 20th, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, will consist of players that were chosen in two different ways. Starters for the game will be based on a combination of the highest voted players from each conference by a fan ballot. While, head coaches will have chosen backups for each team via votes, as well. 

To be quite honest, the leaders for each starting position don’t come as a huge surprise.

When an early glance at the votes were released in December, Celtics’ Rajon Rando and Kevin Garnett, Heat’s Dwayne Wade and LeBron James, and Magic’s Dwight Howard were at the top of the lis ...

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