Wed 11/02/2015 - 12:14 EST

NBA 2012 All Star Game: Can Oil and Water Mix?

NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars: Florida Represents

Inter-state rivals, F LeBron James and G Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat, along with C Dwight Howard of the host city Orlando Magic are three of the starting five players for the Eastern Conference. Hated foes during the NBA season, the Heat and Magic sit one – two in the NBA Southeast Division standings.

There isn’t any love lost between reigning NBA MVP G Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls and the “Kings Crew” as well. Rose is making his third NBA All-Star appearance and will be joined by F Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, if he is healthy enough to play, to round out the starting five for the East.

NBA Western Conference All-Stars: California Starters Dominate

Four of the starting five players for the NBA Western Conference All-Star team play out of the NBA Pacific Division and the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. G Kobe Bryant, with his 14th All-Star selection, and C Andrew Bynum – who is making his first All-Star appearance, represent the Los Angeles Lakers.

G Chris Paul, along with backboard crusher F Blake Griffin, will be sporting the Los Angeles Clippers colors. The Lakers are a game back of the Clippers as they battle for the top spot in the Pacific Division. Kevin Durant, from the NBA league leading Oklahoma City Thunder, rounds out the five starters for the West.

Category : Sports

Leave a comment
More articles...
Sports - 20/08/19
2019 Travers Stakes Betting Odds: Predictions for Saratoga’s Midsummer Derby 
The 2019 Travers Stakes will mark the 150th running of Saratoga's midsummer derby, and oh, what a race it is shaping up to be. Tacitus and Code of Honor enter as heavy co-favorites, but this one-and-quarter-mile heat is known for its underdog-friendly track. Which horses represent this year's best bets? Let's find out, together!
Read this article 
Sports - 16/07/19
British Open 2019 Betting Odds: Can Tiger Woods Get First Win Since 2006? 
The 2019 British Open, also known as The Open Championship, is set to tee off for the 148th consecutive year, and the betting field is super interesting. In something of a weird twist, last year's winner, Francesco Molinari, is considered a long shot while bigwigs like Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson pace the field. Who should you bet on? Don't sweat it. We've got you covered.
Read this article 
Sports - 08/07/19
2019 MLB All-Star Game Odds: Betting Tips, Predictions for Baseball’s AL vs. NL Showcase 
Betting on All-Star games in professional sports is tricky. The absence of stakes turns every team into a wild card. Major League Baseball at one point addressed this by giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the winner, but that's no more. Still, there's value to be had and money to be made betting on the 2019 MLB All-Star showcase.
Read this article 
Sports - 17/06/19
2019 NHL Draft Betting Odds: Who Will Be Selected at No. 1? 
The 2019 NHL draft is just around the corner, and everyone's wondering who the New Jersey Devils will take with the No. 1 overall pick. Most of the public is debating between Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, but will it definitely be one of them? Or should you be more inclined to bet on the field?
Read this article