Thursday, February 23, 2012

2012 NBA 61st All-Star Weekend

Sprite Slam Dunk ContestParticipant: 
Derrick Williams (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Paul George (Indiana Pacers)
Iman Shumpert (New York Knicks) Out with injury(Left patella tendinitis)
Jeremy Evans (Utah Jazz) *Replacement
Chase Budinger (Houston Rockets)

With Joe Johnson out due to injury, Rajon Rondo gets a surprise 26th birthday present by replacing him in the All-Star game. Kevin Durant will be sent behind the 3-point line for a shoot-out contest.
Footlocker 3-Pointer Shootout Contest
Participants:
Joe Johnson (Atlanta Hawks) Out
Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) *Replacement
Kevin Love (Minnesota Timberwolves)
James Jones (Miami Heat) *Defending Champion
Mario Chalmers (Miami Heat)
Ryan Anderson (Orlando Magic)
Anthony Morrow (New Jersey Nets)
61st All-Star game will be taking place in Orlando with Eastern & Western conference Stars coming together and put up a show.
Roster for 2012 Eastern Conference All-Stars
Joe Johnson will be replaced by PG Rajon Rondo

 Roster for 2012 Western Conference All-Stars

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