1. Reserve Judgment: Stein's All-Star Benches

Originally Published: February 3, 2012
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

It will be recorded as one of the biggest differences between the lockout-shortened season of 1999 and the lockout-shortened season of 2011-12.

There wasn't enough time for a midseason classic in the 50-game scramble of '99. All-Star Weekend was canceled.

A lucky 13 years later? When TNT's Ernie Johnson announced the East and West starters to the nation Thursday night for the All-Star Game to be staged in Orlando on Feb. 26, none of the league's 30 teams ...

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