Picking the East All-Star reserves
The conference is terrible, but these guys deserve some recognition
- Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty ImagesJohn Wall's play this season should get him a nod as an All-Star reserve.
Yes, believe it or not, the East will have a full roster in the All-Star Game.
Now that we have the list of starters, let's get to the juicy stuff: the rest of the roster.
The NBA announced Thursday night who will start the All-Star Game. But now comes the hard part: the seven others on the roster. For those who don't know, the league requires two guards, three frontcourt players and two wild cards to fill out the bench. Here's who I'd pick if I were filling out the ballot based on production on both ends of the floor. I'll inevitably break some hearts out there, but keep in mind, there are only seven spots. I repeat: There are just seven spots.
As you'll see, my list has changed since I took the temperature a month ago, but you'll see who made the cut below:
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