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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Nets have ground to make up in ASG voting

By Ohm Youngmisuk

Well, the second return of NBA All-Star Balloting is in and some Nets are distant in voting.

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Brook Lopez and Deron Williams are vying for a All-Star roster spot, but Garnett ranks as the highest Net at sixth in the Eastern Conference's frontcourt All-Star voting with 137,520 votes. Pierce is 13th (60,541) and the injured Lopez is 14th (52,907) in frontcourt voting. Williams is seventh (74,047) in the East's backcourt All-Star voting.

Here are the East totals so far:

EAST FRONTCOURT

1. LeBron James (Mia) 854,105

2. Paul George (Ind) 712,808

3. Carmelo Anthony (NYK) 580,795

4. Roy Hibbert (Ind) 304,829

5. Chris Bosh (Mia) 222,861

6. Kevin Garnett (BKN) 137,520

7. Joakim Noah (Chi) 101,308

8. Andre Drummond (Det) 91,132

9. Jeff Green (Bos) 78,693

10. Tyson Chandler (NYK) 77,496

11. Luol Deng (Chi) 73,418

12. Carlos Boozer (Chi) 64,861

13. Paul Pierce (BKN) 60,541

14. Brook Lopez (BKN) 52,907

15. Josh Smith (Det) 46,836


EAST BACKCOURT

1. Dwyane Wade (Mia) 565,455

2. Kyrie Irving (Cle) 524,000

3. Derrick Rose (Chi) 299,950

4. John Wall (Was) 210,988

5. Ray Allen (Mia) 143,714

6. Rajon Rondo (Bos) 111,335

7. Deron Williams (BKN) 74,047

8. George Hill (Ind) 66,030

9. Lance Stephenson (Ind) 50,444

10. DeMar DeRozan (Tor) 48,744