Boston Celtics not among 2012 NBA All-Star starters
Voting numbers for the 2012 NBA All-Star game were released tonight on the TNT pre-game show, and it should come as no surprise that none of the members of the Boston Celtics were voted as starters. However, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen have a good chance on making the line-up as reserves, with Kevin Garnett also in the running. Full Eastern Conference vote tallies are displayed below.
All-Star reserves are voted upon by NBA coaches and will be released on February 9, 2012.The NBA All-Star game will be televised on February 26, 2012 on TNT.
EASTERN CONFERENCE Forwards: LeBron James (Mia) 1,360,680; Carmelo
Anthony (NYK) 1,041,290; Amar’e Stoudemire (NYK) 383,734; Kevin Garnett
(Bos) 367,914; Chris Bosh (Mia) 324,605; Luol Deng (Chi) 276,205; Paul
Pierce (Bos) 215,020; Carlos Boozer (Chi) 175,828; Andrea Bargnani (Tor)
152,362; Josh Smith (Atl) 119,638.
Guards: Derrick Rose (Chi) 1,514,723; Dwyane Wade
(Mia) 1,334,223; Rajon Rondo (Bos) 547,110; Ray Allen (Bos) 382,147;
Deron Williams (NJN) 208,697; Jose Calderon (Tor) 132,167; Richard
Hamilton (Chi) 111,368; John Wall (Was) 96,606; Kyrie Irving (Cle)
96,346; Joe Johnson (Atl) 66,145.
Centers: Dwight Howard (Orl) 1,600,390; Joakim Noah
(Chi) 236,497; Tyson Chandler (NYK) 163,077; Joel Anthony (Mia)
101,307; JaVale McGee (Was) 63,765; Al Horford (Atl) 50,396.