What 2013 NBA All-Star Rosters Should Really Look Like

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What 2013 NBA All-Star Rosters Should Really Look Like
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The 2013 NBA All-Star rosters have been finalized, and it's astounding how so many solid players were snubbed. This year once again proved the sad truth: Overall numbers are often overlooked.

We may not want to admit it, but the fan-voting aspect of the All-Star Game turns the process for picking starters into a popularity contest. Instead of analyzing numbers, most fans are going to pick the guys they personally like. It's a clear flaw in the system, but it still makes for a fun high-scoring game that NBA fans enjoy watching.

Now, as a whole, this year's final rosters are not outlandishly bad by any means. For the most part, qualified players did make their respective conference's teams. However, the snubs deserved better.

If voting were done based on numbers and not solely on popularity, then this year's All-Star rosters would look slightly different.

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