2011 NBA All-Star Game: With the Starters Announced, Who Got Snubbed?

January 27th, 2011 by Joseph Fafinski Leave a reply »
The 2011 NBA All-Star Game starters were announced Thursday night.

The Eastern Conference decisions, for once, seems completely correct.

The guards, Chicago's Derrick Rose and Miami's Dwyane Wade, as well as the forwards, Miami's LeBron James and New York's Amar'e Stoudemire, are all top seven in the league in points per game.

Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic is an absolute freak of nature and deservedly so was rewarded the starting center position. 

Rose is the only one of the bunch that has less than five All-Star selections. Heat teammates James and Wade have seven straight apiece, while Stoudemire got the nod for the sixth time, and Howard became a yes for the fifth time in his career.

In all honesty, I can't see any snubs on the East's list and I think that the voters were spot on in their selections.

That was the easy part, though.

When it comes to the West, controversy is scattered throughout the lineup.

The only surefire starters were Kevin Durant of the Thunder and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Then it gets a little tricky.

When it comes t ...

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