Duncan selected All-Star starter for 11th consecutive time

allstarWhile the 2010 NBA All-Star Game will be played in Dallas, Mavericks fans will have to see their hometown favorite Dirk Nowitzki come off the bench.

That’s because Tim Duncan just edged Nowitzki out by over 63,000 votes in the final two weeks to earn his 11th consecutive start.

Duncan, who is averaging 19.8 points, 10.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game this year will be joined by Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudamire in the starting lineup for the Western Conference.

The Eastern Conference squad will be made up of Allen Iverson, Dwyane Wade, Lebron James, Kevin Garnett and Dwight Howard.

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.