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OPEN THREAD: 2009 NBA All-Star Game

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Who knew Nate-Rob would bust out the Krytonite and take down Superman Howard? For the most part All-Star Saturday was a bore, but the Dunk Contest was a good one.

Today it's time for the wannabe's to have a seat and for the real ballas to take the court. East vs West.

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Time: 5pm PST on TNT + TNT Overtime

Jump for the rosters and some predictions.

Before we get to the rosters some Warriors trivia for you.

Q: Who was the last Warrior to make the All Star team?

Q: Who was the last Warrior to make the All-NBA First team?

Q: Who was the last Warrior to make an All-NBA Defensive team?

Q: Who was the last Warrior to be named MVP of the McDonald's High School Game?

Click here for the ANSWER

Western Conference

Starters

  • Kobe Bryant
  • Chris Paul
  • Tim Duncan
  • Amare Stoudemire
  • Yao Ming

Reserves

  • Dirk Nowitzki
  • Shaquille O'Neal
  • Brandon Roy
  • Chauncey Billups
  • Pau Gasol
  • David West
  • Tony Parker
Head Coach: Phil Jackson


Eastern Conference
Starters
  • Allen Iverson
  • Dwyane Wade
  • LeBron James
  • Kevin Garnett
  • Dwight Howard
Reserves
  • Joe Johnson
  • Jameer Nelson
  • Ray Allen
  • Danny Granger
  • Paul Pierce
  • Chris Bosh
  • Mo Williams
  • Devin Harris
  • Rashard Lewis
Head Coach: Mike Brown


Predictions
  • Coach Brown wears a purple suit and everyone thinks he's Grimmace.
  • AI shows he's still got it and drops 20.
  • Shaq goes coast to coast.
  • Mo Williams drops 0 points.
  • LeBron and Kobe each drop 25+ points.
  • No defense till the last 2 minutes of the game.
  • MVP honors go to Amare Stoudemire who showcases exactly why a team like the Warriors should be willing to give up anyone and everyone on the roster to get him.
  • West by 5.