NBA All-Star Rosters 2016: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

January 28th, 2016 by Dan Favale Leave a reply »

Now that the 2016 NBA All-Star rosters are officially official, we have the option to bask in the celebration of those chosen to represent the Feb. 14 superstud exhibition in Toronto.

We also have the option to sip some nitpicking juice, comb through the All-Star dockets and suss out the most notable snubs and surprises.

Option B it is.

Here's what the final Eastern and Western Conference All-Star squads look like for reference:

Miss you, Zaza Pachulia.

Selecting All-Star reserves is an inexact science, and it's difficult to argue against any of the coaches' second-string picks. Deserving exclusions exist in abundance, but it's not always possible to figure out who—if anyone—they should replace.

Still, there are snubs. There are surprises. So let the quibbling begin.


East Backcourt 

Surprise: None

Anyone who has an issue with how the East's backcourt reserves shook out really has a problem with the fan vote.

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