How is Yao Ming an all-star having played only five games this season? A messed up system, that's how. Put the fans in charge of picking the all-stars and it turns into a popularity contest.
The NHL, on the other hand, has figured out how to do the all-star game right. Two captains will select their teammates—pickup game style.
What if the NBA adopted this method for selecting the all-star teams? We would have more deserving players in the game, that's for sure.
Who would make the NBA All-Star Game in 2011? Here's my list.