RealClearSports
Advertisement

Curry Most Egregious NBA All-Star Snub

Cary Edmondson/USA Today

Well, at least Stephen Curry took the news well.

Curry, of course, is the point guard for the resurgent Golden State Warriors, a fourth-year pro who’s averaging 20.9 points and 6.6 assists, and shooting 45 percent on three-pointers.

Most folks will tell you Curry is the main reason the Warriors have gone from spending nearly a decade in the dumps to a real threat in the Western Conference.

Yet it was forward David Lee, not Curry, who snapped Golden State's 16-year drought Thursday, becoming the team's first All-Star since Latrell Sprewell in 1997.

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Fans Look Like All-Stars in NBA Selections

Ben Golliver, Point Forward - January 18, 2013

The NBA All-Star Game starters have been announced: Eastern Conference: Rajon Rondo (Celtics), Dwyane Wade (Heat), LeBron James (Heat), Carmelo Anthony (Knicks), Kevin Garnett (Celtics) Western Conference: Chris Paul (Clippers),... more »

Bosh, Duncan Deserve All-Star Starts

Paul Flannery, SB Nation - January 14, 2013

On Thursday the NBA will announce the starters for this year's All-Star game, as voted on by the fans. People often ridicule the voting process, but they do so for the wrong reasons.In the end it doesn't really matter if 62,000... more »

Hawks' Offense Historically Bad

Chris Vivlamore, Atlanta Journal-Constitution - January 15, 2013

This one wasn’t just bad. It was franchise-worst bad. The Hawks scored a meager 20 first-half points, including five points in the second quarter, in an embarrassing 97-58 loss to the Bulls Monday night at the United... more »

Spoelstra's Crunch-Time Lineup Odd

Ira Winderman, S. Florida Sun Sentinel - January 15, 2013

In the end, LeBron James stood alone.    And it wasn't enough. With both a dramatic and curious finish, the Miami Heat fell 104-97 Monday night to the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena.    The drama came with a comeback that... more »