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Does Paul make the All-Star team now that Rondo is out of it?
« on: January 27, 2013, 05:31:36 PM »

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Just thinking that with Rondo out - that obviously opens a slot for another player.  one of the issues I think they had with putting Paul into the game was having 3 Celtics when they were not playing great.  Does he get the nod?
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Re: Does Paul make the All-Star team now that Rondo is out of it?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2013, 05:33:21 PM »

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I hope not, and I don't think he should honestly.

Re: Does Paul make the All-Star team now that Rondo is out of it?
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2013, 06:06:35 PM »

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Has to right?  Him or Lopez.  Not sure how Stern feels about Josh Smith.
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2013, 06:16:30 PM »

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Honestly, why not?

He might retire at the end of the year, so give him the nod out of respect.
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2013, 06:35:33 PM »

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he hasn't had an all star first half of the season, no

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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2013, 06:39:09 PM »

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It will be Brook Lopez.

He'll be the first injury replacement regardless of position. They'll want to get a guy from Brooklyn in there and Brook Lopez has been the consensus All-Star snub in the Eastern Conference from all the articles I have read.

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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2013, 06:42:44 PM »

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Lopez deserves it, and honestly, looking at the starting lineups before Rondo's injury, I thought the east was going to get crushed as the west has Griffin and Howard starting against KG as the only big guy starting for the east. Replace Rondo with a big man or else it won't be much of a game.

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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2013, 08:05:07 PM »

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It will be Brook Lopez.

He'll be the first injury replacement regardless of position. They'll want to get a guy from Brooklyn in there and Brook Lopez has been the consensus All-Star snub in the Eastern Conference from all the articles I have read.
http://bostinno.com/2013/01/25/even-lebron-knows-paul-pierce-was-snubbed-from-the-all-star-game/

He was also won the fan vote for biggest snub over Lopez.

Pierce is a full 4 points above Deng in terms of PER.
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