Windhorst: Spoelstra's Tricky All-Star Decision

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Windhorst: Spoelstra's Tricky All-Star Decision

Erik Spoelstra has an easy and rational decision to make that will still create controversy. Spoelstra, who clinched his first trip to the All-Star Game when the Miami Heat won in Toronto on Sunday, will get to decide who replaces Rajon Rondo in the East's starting lineup. All signs point to Spoelstra selecting his own player, Chris Bosh, to start alongside Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, who were voted in as starters. But choosing Bosh, who plays center, over first-time All-Star Kyrie Irving, who is having an impressive season for the Cleveland Cavaliers and plays the same point-guard position as Rondo, is going to cause an interesting debate. Irving is sixth in the league in scoring at 24 points a game, has two game-winning shots this season, and is the only player in the Eastern Conference besides James who is averaging 20 points and five assists a game...

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