NBA All-Star Rosters 2016: Voting Results, Player Comments and More

January 29th, 2016 by Rob Goldberg Leave a reply »

The NBA All-Star rosters have finally been released in their entirety, and while just about all of the players are deserving, this type of announcement will never come without debate.

After the game's starters were announced last week via fan vote, the coaches did the rest, selecting seven reserves from each conference to fill out the rosters. There needed to be at least two backcourt players and three frontcourt players, but beyond that, the rest was up to the coaches.

While there were likely plenty of debates about individual numbers versus contribution to winning teams, here is a look at the final breakdown and reaction from those involved.




Arguably the most notable exclusion from this list is Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard. The point guard is putting up the type of numbers you just can't ignore, ranking sixth in the NBA with 24.3 points per game and seventh with 7.1 assists per game. While his team hasn't been great, the fact it is even contending for a playoff spot is impressive.

Despite his incredible start to ...

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