NBA All-Star Game Lineup For Non-Playoff Teams

Ethan WeiserCorrespondent IDecember 20, 2009

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In the 2009 All-Star game, no Western Conference All-Stars came from below .500 teams. In the East, it was only Danny Granger, Devin Harris, and Chris Bosh.

But there are a lot of All-Stars that generally don't get the vote because their teams are struggling.

Here's a hypothetical look at the All-Star game featuring only non-playoff teams (Chi, Cha, Ind, NY, Was, Phi, NJ, OKC, NO, LAC, Sac, Mem, GS, Min)


C- Brook Lopez

PF- Al Harrington

SF- Danny Granger

SG- Gerald Wallace

PG- Devin Harris


Gilbert Arenas, Caron Butler, Andre Iguodala, Allen Iverson, Stephen Jackson, David Lee, Derrick Rose


C- Chris Kaman

PF- Al Jefferson

SF- Kevin Durant

SG- Tyreke Evans

PG- Chris Paul


Monta Ellis, Rudy Gay, OJ Mayo, Emeka Okafor, Zach Randolph, Jason Thompson, David West

Honorable Mentions:

Corey Brewer (MIN), Baron Davis (LAC), Luol Deng (CHI), Mark Gasol (MEM), Jeff Green (OKC), Kevin Love (MIN), Corey Maggette (GSW), Troy Murphy (IND), Peja Stojakovic (NOH), Russell Westbrook (OKC), Thaddeus Young (PHI)