RE: Blake Griffin, the rare Rookie Allstar.Posted: February 11, 2011
I am sorry, but the truth has to come out. Jordan was not the only rookie in the NBA All-Star Game but I do agree with the rest of your article. He is a beast and he should be showcased for the rest of the world to understand how exciting a player is. He is on the Clippers, what Vince Carter was for the Raptors when he started (If I may say so without getting crucified for mentioning the evil one’s name). He is that big star that every team looks for him and for that he should be starting.
On another note, The 4 muskets and Timmmmmeyy (south park voice) are not stars of this league anymore, they’ve been there before many times, let some players come in, who can actually dunk in the game, none of this bank-shot garbage please.
YEAR PLAYERS TEAM STARTER 1951 Bob Cousy Boston Celtics Yes 1954 Ray Felix Baltimore Bullets Yes 1957 Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics Yes 1960 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Warriors Yes 1961 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati Royals Yes 1962 Walt Bellamy Chicago Packers Yes 1964 Jerry Lucas Cincinnati Royals Yes 1965 Luke Jackson Philadelphia 76ers Yes 1966 Rick Barry San Francisco Warriors Yes 1969 Elvin Hayes San Diego Rockets Yes 1980 Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Yes 1982 Isiah Thomas Detroit Pistons Yes 1985 Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Yes 1993 Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Magic Yes 1995 Grant Hill Detroit Pistons Yes 2003 Yao Ming Houston Rockets Yes