NBA All-Star Balloting

NBA-All-Star weekendnba all starters 2013The Ballot for the NBA All-Star 2013 was closed, the votes were counted and these are the finalists for the Eastern and Western conferences respectively;

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Frontcourt

LeBron James (Mia) 1,583,646
Carmelo Anthony (NYK) 1,460,950
Kevin Garnett (Bos) 553,222
Chris Bosh (Mia) 528,014
Tyson Chandler (NYK) 467,968
Paul Pierce (Bos) 294,213
Joakim Noah (Chi) 230,796
Josh Smith (Atl) 187,174
Shane Battier (Mia) 151,877
Anderson Varejao (Cle) 149,246
Amar’e Stoudemire (NYK) 147,720
Luol Deng (Chi) 130,744
Andrew Bynum (Phi) 111,902
Brook Lopez (BKN) 108,978
Jeff Green (Bos) 91,356

Backcourt

Dwyane Wade (Mia) 1,052,310
Rajon Rondo (Bos) 924,180
Deron Williams (BKN) 449,791
Kyrie Irving (Cle) 445,730
Ray Allen (Mia) 326,186
Monta Ellis (Mil) 123,096
Raymond Felton (NYK) 105,340
Jrue Holiday (Phi) 103,146
Jason Terry (Bos) 88,708
Paul George (Ind) 80,060

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Frontcourt

Kevin Durant (OKC) 1,504,047
Dwight Howard (LAL) 922,070
Blake Griffin (LAC) 863,832
Tim Duncan (SA) 492,373
Pau Gasol (LAL) 310,845
Kevin Love (Min) 283,458
Omer Asik (Hou) 240,467
Serge Ibaka (OKC) 197,063
Rudy Gay (Mem) 182,523
David Lee (GS) 165,875
LaMarcus Aldridge (Por) 160,197
Marc Gasol (Mem) 153,459
Zach Randolph (Mem) 146,980
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) 145,776
Chandler Parsons (Hou) 144,697

Backcourt

Kobe Bryant (LAL) 1,591,437
Chris Paul (LAC) 929,155
Jeremy Lin (Hou) 883,809
James Harden (Hou) 485,986
Russell Westbrook (OKC) 376,411
Steve Nash (LAL) 270,741
Tony Parker (SA) 176,168
Stephen Curry (GS) 169,083
Ricky Rubio (Min) 150,227
Manu Ginobili (SA) 118,293

Los Angeles Lakers Guard Kobe Bryant earned 1,591,437 votes beating Miami Heat Small Forward LeBron James who had 1,583,646. Kobe is this year’s leading vote-getter in the 2013 NBA All-Star Balloting.

The Eastern conference starters will be Dwayne Wade, Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnette and LeBron James. The Western Conference will have Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and Dwight Howard as their starters.

The 62nd All-Star Weekend will be on from the 15th to the 17th of February 2013 in Houston Texas.

Be Inspired!!!

Weekend NBA Update

NBA Update Heat had an emphatic 128 – 99 victory over the Scaramento Kings. Mario Chalmers had a BIG game in Scaremento, ending his streak of bad form resoundingly by scoring 34 points in 30 minutes. James had 20 points and Bosh 16. The highlight of the game though was the Wade alley hoop pass to LeBron who finished it with a beautiful double hand reverse dunk! Click on the link below to view the dunk.

http://www.nba.com/video/games/kings/2013/01/12/0021200548-mia-sac-play3.nba

Results of the other games played last night were as follows:

Magic 104 – Clippers 101
Atlanta 83 – Wizards 93
Bobcats 88 – Pacers 96
Rockets 100 – 76ers 107
Utah 90 – Pistons 87
Suns 97 – Bulls 81
Memphis 83 – Dallars 104

Just a reminder the All-Star weekend will be on in a few weeks and voting is currently on for who you want to represent the Eastern and Western conferences in this year’s All-Star games. So click on the link below to be directed to where you can cast your vote for the 2013 NBA All-Star players. http://allstarballot.nba.com/daily?referrer=asb12_searchbar&cid=asb12_searchbar