NBA ALL STAR VOTING RESULTS 2015 – NEW YORK CITY
Internet voting finished on January 19. The fan starters were announced on January 22 and the reserves on January 29 during special TNT shows.
NBA coaches picked 2 guards, 3 frontcourt players and 2 more players regardless of their position to complete each conference roster. They could not pick players from their own team.
- Stephen Curry finished as the top vote-getter over LeBron James in the last round.
- Kobe Bryant missed the rest of the season with a torn rotator cuff. West coaches leaded by Steve Kerr had to pick a new starter and decided to go with James Harden.
- Marc and Pau Gasol became the first brothers as NBA All-Star starters and also the first time a player named Gasol started an NBA All-Star Game. Marc played for the West Team and Pau for the East.
- Dick and Tom Van Arsdale played in 1971 and 1972 NBA All-Star Games. They were, however, not starters.
- Finally, Kyle Lowry took Dwyane Wade’s starting spot. He was the last player to debut in the All-Star Game as a starter.
- John Wall and Antonio Davis were first time starters too.
- Nikola Mirotic was the only rookie in the Top 50 vote getters.
- Kyle Korver was selected by the NBA to replace injured Dwyane Wade. He didn’t figure in the Top 25 most voted Eastern players.
Ballot 2015 Votes