NBA All-Star Game 2017: Least-Deserving Starters, Top Snubs After Lineups Reveal

January 20th, 2017 by Jared Johnson Leave a reply »

The NBA finally announced the 10 players who will start the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans on Thursday. Fans, players and media members all had a say in the starters for the first time in the event's history.

Overall, the results were pretty good. The new system helped weed out some clearly undeserving players, such as Zaza Pachulia of the Golden State Warriors and Dwyane Wade of the Chicago Bulls, assuring us a better on-court product for the Feb. 19 exhibition.

But not all of the starters were the most deserving candidates in their respective conferences. Let's look at the results, decide which starters weren't the best choices and then come up with three snubs who were more deserving.



After a weighted vote that gave 50 percent of authority to the fans, 25 percent to the players and 25 percent to media members, here are the starters, according to's Twitter account: has the full results listed here. But below is the placing for each starter with each of the three voting factions, as well as th ...

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