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Friday, January 6, 2012

Aligning the Stars: Predicting the 2012 All-Star Rosters

With a condensed season heroes can emerge from nowhere and players can fall from grace in the blink of an eye. That being said, a short season has the possibility to breed an intriguing all-star lineup, quite exciting. With only a few games checked off the schedule, here's who I think will be playing in Orlando on February 26th.

West Starters:

PG Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers

SG Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

SF Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

PF Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers

C Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers

Head Coach: Vinny Del Negro, Los Angeles Clippers

East Starters

PG Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

SG Dwayne Wade, Miami Heat

SF LeBron James, Miami Heat

PF Amar'e Stoudemire, New York Knicks

C Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic

Head Coach: Tom Thibodeau, Chicago Bulls

West Reserves:

PG Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

SG Marcus Thornton, Sacramento Kings

SF Rudy Gay, Memphis Grizzlies

PF Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

PF, LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland Trailblazers

C Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves

SG Monta Ellis, Golden State Warriors

East Reserves:

PG Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

PF Chris Bosh, Miami Heat

SG Joe Johnson, Atlanta Hawks

SF Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

C Andrew Bogut, Milwaukee Bucks

PG John Wall, Washington Wizards

SF Andre Iguodala, Philadelphia 76ers

Biggest Snubs:

SF Danny Granger, Indiana Pacers

C Al Jefferson Utah Jazz

PF Luis Scola, Houston Rockets

PG Ty Lawson Denver Nuggets

SF Kevin Martin, Houston Rockets

C Tyson Chandler, New York Knicks


  1. Chances that the Spanish sensation Richard Rubio sneaks into that West lineup?

  2. Pau and K Love are on the Ballot as a forwards. Bynum should start if he stay healthy