NBA All Star Game 2012 Complete Starting Lineup

By on Feb 3, 2012 in Basketball, Sports Comments

The complete 2012 NBA All Star Game starting lineup was officially announced by the league in a published article at NBA.com on Thursday, February 2, 2012. According to the league, the 2012 NBA All Star Game will be played at the Amway Center in Orlando on Sunday, February 26.

NBA All Star Game 2012 starters
NBA All Star Game 2012 Starters
Image Credit: NBA.com

Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic is the leading vote-getter among all the players in the 2012 NBA All-Star Balloting program presented by Sprint. Howard received a total of 1,600,390 votes. He was followed by Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers with 1,555,479 votes. It will be Bryant‘s 14th straight NBA All Star appearance. He is now tied with Jerry West, Karl Malone, and Shaquille O’Neal for the most number of consecutive All-Star appearances in NBA history.

Below is the complete list of players that will be starting for the Eastern and Western Conference during the 2012 NBA All Star Game.

Eastern Conference

  • Carmelo Anthony, New York – Forward (1,041,290)
  • LeBron James, Miami – Forward (1,360,680)
  • Dwight Howard, Orlando – Center
  • Derrick Rose, Chicago – Guard (1,514,723)
  • Dwyane Wade, Miami – Guard (1,334,223)

Western Conference

  • Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers – Forward (876,451)
  • Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City – Forward (1,345,566)
  • Andrew Bynum, L.A. Lakers – Center (1,051,945)
  • Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers – Guard
  • Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers – Guard (1,138,743)

The seven player reserves will be selected by the 30 NBA head coaches. Each coach will nominate two guards, two forwards, a center and two players regardless of position within his conference excluding players from his own team.

The coaches of the East and West All Star will be determined by the best record in the conference through games played until February 15.

Update: Scott Brooks was named coach of the Western Conference All Stars. See the related blog article at www.Madlangbayan.ph.



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