2013 NBA All-Star Game starters announced
The NBA announced its starters Thursday night for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. Here are the starters for the East and West, as voted on by the fans:
|The usual suspects will shine in the All-Star Game in Houston. (Getty Images)|
|Backcourt||Rajon Rondo , Boston Celtics||Chris Paul , Los Angeles Clippers|
|Backcourt||Dwyane Wade , Miami Heat||Kobe Bryant , Los Angeles Lakers|
|Frontcourt||LeBron James , Miami Heat||Kevin Durant , Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Frontcourt||Carmelo Anthony , New York Knicks||Blake Griffin , Los Angeles Clippers|
|Frontcourt||Kevin Garnett , Boston Celtics||Dwight Howard , Los Angeles Lakers|
No big surprises, and it's good to see that Jeremy Lin, who admitted himself that he shouldn't be an All-Star, wasn't selected for the West guard spot. There were snubs as there always are (Tim Duncan and the absence of a single Warriors player may be the biggest), but in general it was about what you'd expect from the fans and a good representation of the biggest "stars" in the league, which is the whole point.
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