Westbrook is not chosen as basisspeler for NBA All-Star Game
Russell Westbrook on Thursday (local time) not selected as one of the basisspelers for the NBA All-Star Game of February in New Orleans.
Stephen Curry got to the surprise of many in preference to Westbrook, who made the whole season already excels.
The star Oklahoma City is the first player to average a ‘triple double’ scores since Oscar Robertson in the season 1961/1962, but that was not enough for the players, the media and NBA fans.
In the NBA All-Star Game playing the best players of the Eastern and Western Conference against each other.
LeBron James was by far the most votes. Kyrie Irving, DeMar DeRozan, Jimmy Butler and Giannis Antetokounmpo are the other players from the Eastern Conference.
Curry, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard will be representing the Western Conference. The coaches of the teams from the NBA select the other players.
Western Conference: Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans).
Eastern Conference: Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks).