The top two guards will start the game.
Bulls center Joakim Noah, who is currently sidelined because of thumb surgery and would likely miss the game, currently sits in third place among centers with 153,657 votes. He trails Boston center Shaquille O'Neal (410,663 votes) and Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, who leads all Eastern Conference vote getters with 988,572 votes.
Rose is averaging 24 points, 5 rebounds and 8.5 assists on the year. He made his first All-Star team last season.
This would be Noah's first appearance in the game.
The All-Star Game will take place Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.