NBA All-Star Game Snubs: LaMarcus Aldridge and 4 Other All-Star Snubs

February 4th, 2011 by Josh Rosenblat Leave a reply »
The NBA has filled out its all-star team rosters in preparation for the most over-hyped all-star game in all of sports, and to the surprise of many, the fans did a better job choosing the starters than the coaches did choosing the reserves.

To many, this season is marking a transition in the NBA. The reigns of the Celtics, Lakers and Spurs are still quite strong but appear to be winding to an end, while the Magic, Thunder, Bulls and Heat are poised to sit atop the league. But, it seems as if this year's all-star selections do not reflect that notion at all.

Here are some players who clearly should have been able to hold the title of being an NBA all-star but were left out.

First, examine the following statistics:

Player A: 13.6 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 3.0 apg, 29.4 min.

Player B: 21.4 ppg, 15.5 rpg, 2.5 apg, 36.7 min.

Player A, Tim Duncan, is averaging career lows in points and minutes game, while Player B, Kevin Love, is leading the league in rebounding, while scoring 20-plus a contest. There is no denying the legendary status of Tim Duncan as an all-time great, but when cold, hard stats like so show such a discrepancy, ...

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