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Where: Madison Square Garden, New York.
When: Monday February 16, 01:00 (UK time)
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The best in the West will take on the beast from the East at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night in the 2015 edition of the NBA All-Star Game.
Injuries have certainly taken their toll on both teams with the likes of Kobe Bryant, Anthony Davis and Dwyane Wade all ruled out. However, it doesn’t take away from the spectacle too much as there is still plenty of star power on show.
Stephen Curry, James Harden, Klay Thompson, Marc Gasol and possibly LaMarcus Aldridge will all be starting for the West who should be considered slight favourites given the depth on their roster.
On the other side of the court, Kyle Lowry, John Wall, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and Pau Gasol will be starting for the East, although there are doubts as to how long Melo will last for.
The New York Knicks star is desperate to feature on his home court, but knee soreness has plagued him all season and he has conceded that he may well only play for a few minutes with surgery expected in the coming weeks.
The Atlanta Hawks have four players in the East team this year with Jeff Teague, Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap and Al Horford all being selected as reserves while the likes of Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard will all come off the bench for the West.
There will also be a slice of history made as the Gasol brothers will become the first siblings to face off in the game and the Spaniards have revealed that they are very excited about the prospect of facing off in such a big event.
As with any All-Star Game, don’t expect too much defense to be played which will result in high scores. The West has a deep roster with several top guards, but Curry will be the one to watch to claim the MVP award.