Derrick Rose to start for East

Updated: January 28, 2011, 9:47 AM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose will be the first Chicago Bull since Michael Jordan to start an NBA All-Star Game.

Starters were announced Thursday for the Feb. 20 game to be played in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. Rose joins fellow Chicago native Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat as the Eastern Conference's starting backcourt.

They will be joined in the East's starting lineup by forwards LeBron James of the Heat and Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks. The Orlando Magic's Dwight ...

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