NBA All-Stars Announced on TNT

From TNT Sports –

Notesfrom TNT’s NBA Tip-off presented by AutoTrader.com – Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012
The2012 NBA All-Star starters were announced exclusively on TNT
TNT NBATip-off presented by AutoTrader.com
Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, ShaquilleO’Neal, Kenny Smith and Chris Webber
Eastern Conference All-Star starters:
           
Derrick Rose                ChicagoBulls              Guard
Dwyane Wade             MiamiHeat                  Guard
LeBron James              MiamiHeat                  Forward
Carmelo Anthony        New York Knicks        Forward
Dwight Howard          Orlando Magic             Center
CraigSager interviewing ChicagoBulls guard and All-Star Derrick Rose on his selection as a starter on the EastAll-Star team
Rose: “It means a lotknowing that hard work pays off.”
Barkley comments on theselection of N.Y. Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony: “CarmeloAnthony doesn’t deserve to be starting for the East. Chris Bosh hasplayed very, very well all season.”
Smith comments on Miami Heat forward ChrisBosh deserving to be a starter instead of N.Y. Knicks Carmelo Anthony: “Chris Boshhas solidified himself as a staple in the All-Star Game this year.”
Webber comments on Miami Heat forward ChrisBosh: “Bosh should definitely be in there too [as a starter].”
Barkley comments on the Philadelphia 76ers on the All-Star East team: “Philadelphia deserves twoguys. I just couldn’t decide between Jrue Holiday and Lou Williams.”
Webber comments on the Philadelphia 76ers on theAll-Star East team: “You can’t go wrong witheither of them [Jrue Holiday and Lou Williams].
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Western Conference All-Star starters:
Kobe Bryant                Los Angeles Lakers                 Guard
Chris Paul                    Los Angeles Clippers               Guard
Kevin Durant               Oklahoma City Thunder          Forward
Blake Griffin               Los Angeles Clippers               Forward
Andrew Bynum           Los Angeles Lakers                 Center
DavidAldridge interviewing L.A.Clippers forward and All-Star Blake Griffin on his selection as a starter onthe West All-Star team
Griffin:“It’s an honor to be on the list.”
O’Neal comments on L.A. Clippers Blake Griffin dunk on Monday night over OKC’sKendrick Perkins: “He [Griffin] is the new Superman. Blake Griffincan have my cape. That dunk is Top 5 in the history of dunks.”
Barkley comments on the Denver Nuggets: “Denver deserves two All-Stars.”
Smith comments on the Denver Nuggets: “Denver deserves two All-Stars…I go withNene and Ty Lawson.”
Smith comments on L.A. Lakers forward PauGasol’s statistics as a possible All-Star: “Theproblem is that he’s competing with what he’s done in the past. Hehasn’t had the same impact on the game that he’s had in the past.”
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Projected EasternConference Reserves
Barkley
Chris Bosh                   MiamiHeat                  Forward
Deron Williams            New Jersey Nets          Guard
Joe Johnson                 AtlantaHawks             Guard
Josh Smith                   AtlantaHawks             Forward
Andre Iguodala            Philadelphia76ers       Forward
Danny Granger            IndianaPacers             Forward
Darren Collison           IndianaPacers             Guard
O’Neal
Joe Johnson                 AtlantaHawks             Guard
Josh Smith                   AtlantaHawks             Forward
Roy Hibbert                 IndianaPacers             Center
Andre Iguodala            Philadelphia76ers       Forward
Chris Bosh                   MiamiHeat                  Forward
Amar’e Stoudemire      New York Knicks        Forward
Rajon Rondo               BostonCeltics              Guard
Smith
Joe Johnson                 AtlantaHawks             Guard
Josh Smith                   AtlantaHawks             Forward
Roy Hibbert                 IndianaPacers             Center
Chris Bosh                   MiamiHeat                  Forward
Danny Granger            IndianaPacers             Forward
Carlos Boozer              ChicagoBulls              Forward
Louis Williams             Philadelphia76ers       Guard
Webber
Joe Johnson                 AtlantaHawks             Guard
Josh Smith                   AtlantaHawks             Forward
Roy Hibbert                 IndianaPacers             Center
Chris Bosh                   MiamiHeat                  Forward
Andre Iguodala            Philadelphia76ers       Forward
Jrue Holiday                Philadelphia76ers       Guard
Ray Allen                    BostonCeltics              Guard
EJ
Rajon Rondo               BostonCeltics              Guard
Joe Johnson                 AtlantaHawks             Guard
Chris Bosh                   MiamiHeat                  Forward
Luol Deng                    Chicago Bulls              Forward
Roy Hibbert                 IndianaPacers             Center
Josh Smith                   AtlantaHawks             Forward
Andre Iguodala            Philadelphia76ers       Forward
Projected WesternConference Reserves
Barkley
Kevin Love                  MinnesotaTimberwolves         Forward
LaMarcus Aldridge      Portland Trail Blazers              Forward
Rudy Gay                    MemphisGrizzlies                   Forward
Russell Westbrook       Oklahoma City Thunder          Guard
Marc Gasol                  MemphisGrizzlies                   Center
Nené                            DenverNuggets                       Center
Al Harrington               DenverNuggets                       Forward
O’Neal
Kevin Love                  MinnesotaTimberwolves         Forward
LaMarcus Aldridge      Portland Trail Blazers              Forward
Rudy Gay                    MemphisGrizzlies                   Forward
Mo Williams                Los Angeles Clippers               Guard             
DeAndre Jordan          Los Angeles Clippers               Center
Tyreke Evans               SacramentoKings                    Guard
Pau Gasol                    Los Angeles Lakers                 Forward
Smith
Dirk Nowitzki              DallasMavericks                     Forward
Kevin Love                  MinnesotaTimberwolves         Forward
LaMarcus Aldridge      Portland Trail Blazers              Forward
Rudy Gay                    MemphisGrizzlies                   Forward
Russell Westbrook       Oklahoma City Thunder          Guard
Nené                            DenverNuggets                       Center
Ty Lawson                   Denver Nuggets                       Guard
Webber
Kevin Love                  MinnesotaTimberwolves         Forward
LaMarcus Aldridge      Portland Trail Blazers              Forward
Steve Nash                   PhoenixSuns                           Guard
Russell Westbrook       Oklahoma City Thunder          Guard
Marc Gasol                  MemphisGrizzlies                   Center
Nené                            DenverNuggets                       Center
Danilo Gallinari           Denver Nuggets                       Forward
EJ
Russell Westbrook       Oklahoma City Thunder          Guard
Ty Lawson                   Denver Nuggets                       Guard
LaMarcus Aldridge      Portland Trail Blazers              Forward
Kevin Love                  MinnesotaTimberwolves         Forward
Al Jefferson                 UtahJazz                                 Center
Marc Gasol                  MemphisGrizzlies                   Center

Kyle Lowry                 HoustonRockets                     Guard

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