So, the NBA will be getting a new format for their All-Star Games. Change is good right?
Sean M. Haffey
The NBA is scrapping the East vs. West format for its All-Star Game and will have captains pick teams this season.
The league said Tuesday the two starters with the highest fan vote totals from each conference will choose teams from the pool of players who were voted as starters and reserves. (Source: Black America Web, Brian Mahoney)
The change will begin with this season’s game in Los Angeles on Feb. 18.
Players and league officials have been eager to inject new interest in the often defense-absent game, and they decided to act after another dull affair last February in New Orleans. Click the link below for a full breakdown of the new All-Star Game format!