On February 18-20, 2011 the Los Angeles Staples Center will be the official host of the 60th Annual NBA All Star Weekend 2011. While the weekend is slated to have a number of events both on and off the court, the most important day will be February 20,2011. Featuring some of the best players in the NBA, the 2011 All Star Game will consist of 24 players with five starters from the East and Western Conference teams. NBA fans voted for five starters of both the Eastern and Western Conference teams, while the coaches will determine which players are in the All Star reserves.
The NBA All Star line up for the Eastern Conference includes:
LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire, Dwayne Wade, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, Ray Allen, Chris Bosh, Kevin Garnett, Al Horford, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, and Rajon.
The Western Conference includes:
Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Yao Ming, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobill, Pau Gasol, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Dirk Nowitzki, Russell Westbrook, and Deron Williams.
Although the most important game, which determines who will bring home the All Star trophy isn’t until February 20, 2011 there is a pretty neat line-up of events preceding the big day. Aside from the games scheduled for that entire weekend, Los Angeles nightlife will certainly heat up with various celebrity studded parties. One thing for certain is that NBA All Star Weekend 2011 is guaranteed to be a memorable event for both fans and players alike.