NBA All-Star Game 2016: Least-Deserving Starter, Top Snubs After Lineups Reveal

January 22nd, 2016 by Brian Mazique Leave a reply »

The starters for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game have been announced, and, as usual, there are guys who were unfairly snubbed, and one particular player made the team after a less-than-stellar first half of the season.

Here's a look at the starters for the Eastern and Western conferences, and a closer look at the biggest snubs and least-deserving starter:


Eastern Conference Starters Backcourt

Kyle Lowry Dwyane Wade Frontcourt

LeBron James Paul George Carmelo Anthony  

Western Conference Starters Backcourt

Steph Curry Russell Westbrook Frontcourt

Kobe Bryant Kevin Durant Kawhi Leonard Least-Deserving Starter Kobe Bryant

Fans were dead set on sending the retiring Kobe Bryant to the All-Star Game in his final season. It's understandable. We've seen similar situations with Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson in the past.

However, from a pure statistical standpoint, the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins and the New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis are just two of a litany of Western Conference frontcourt players who were m ...

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