Best All-Star teams by peak value

Originally Published: February 16, 2014
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

1998 All-Star teamAndy Hayt/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe '98 Western Conference All-Star team boasts six players who've been named league MVP.

A few weeks ago, I used my wins above replacement player (WARP) rating to rank NBA teams if every player were in their prime. That same concept can be used to rank All-Star teams and provide one answer to the question of which one has boasted the best collection of talent, at least since 1978 when full player stats were first tracked.