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Four Orlando Magic Players Highlight 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot


Here is the official word from the Magic:

"FOUR ORLANDO MAGIC PLAYERS HIGHLIGHT 2011 NBA ALL-STAR BALLOT— NBA announces selections of Dwight Howard, Vince Carter, Rashard Lewis and Jameer Nelson to 2011 ballot — Nov. 18, 2010 – The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard, Vince Carter, Rashard Lewis and Jameer Nelson were named to the 2011 NBA All-Star Ballot that was unveiled today during a special tip-off event in Los Angeles, the Official Host City of NBA All-Star 2011. NBA All-Star Balloting presented by T-Mobile will begin this afternoon at 3 p.m. ET. The 60th NBA All-Star Game, which will air live on TNT and ESPN Radio in the U.S., and reach fans in more than 200 countries and territories in more than 40 languages, will be played at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011.Howard has been named to the All-Star team the past four seasons and has been a starter each of the last three years, including becoming the first player in league history to eclipse the 3 million vote mark with an NBA-leading 3,151,181 votes in 2009. Carter is an eight-time All-Star, while Lewis has been named to the team twice and Nelson has been selected once.2011 NBA All-Star Balloting presented by T-Mobile, with associate partner 2K Sports, allows fans around the world to vote daily for their favorite players as starters for the 2011 NBA All-Star Game. There are several ways fans can cast their votes, including: at each NBA arena; in 20 languages on; and through mobile phones by texting the player’s last name to 6-9-6-2-2 (“MYNBA”) or by visiting on any wireless carrier.For SMS voting, fans can vote for All-Stars any time by texting a player’s last name from their mobile phones on any wireless carrier. Fans can cast one SMS vote per day, per phone number.  Message and data rates may apply. T-Mobile customers will receive an exclusive 15 percent discount code to for voting via SMS voting. Upon voting, T-Mobile customers will get a bounceback message with a discount code for them to use on can vote directly on or use their Facebook profile information to help create an All-Access account, which enables them to complete a ballot. After submitting their All-Star selections, fans will have the ability to share them with their friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter, and encourage others to cast their ballots.For the first time, fans can print paper ballots at home through their web connected HP Photosmart  printer1. HP customers can simply download and launch the NBA print application directly from the touchscreen panel on the front of their printer.2 Fans can print one specially coded ballot per day and put it in the mail as directed on the form. Paper balloting at NBA arenas and through the NBA Print App on HP printers will continue through Jan. 17, while wireless and SMS balloting, and voting on will conclude Jan. 23. Starters will be announced live on TNT on Jan. 27, during a special one-hour pregame show at 7 pm ET featuring Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith. The special will air prior to TNT’s exclusive doubleheader featuring the Miami Heat at the New York Knicks (8 pm ET) and the Boston Celtics at the Portland Trail Blazers (10:30 pm ET).The NBA All-Star ballot lists 120 players – 60 each from the Eastern and Western conferences – with 24 guards, 24 forwards, and 12 centers from each conference comprising the list. Voters select two guards, two forwards and one center from each conference. The 120 players on the ballot were selected by a panel of media who regularly cover the NBA: J.A. Adande (, Marv Albert (TNT), Art Garcia ( Marc Spears (Yahoo! Sports), Doug Smith (The Toronto Star) and Ian Thomsen (Sports Illustrated). NBA All-Star 2011 in Los Angeles will bring together some of the most talented and passionate players in the league’s history for a global celebration of the game. The week leading up to the 60th NBA All-Star Game will feature a full slate of community-enhancing activities, fan festivals and events, including the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service, the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam, and NBA All-Star Saturday Night presented by State Farm. NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas, the hugely successful interactive basketball celebration, will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center. Los Angeles and the STAPLES Center will host NBA All-Star 2011, marking the fifth time The City of Angels and the second time STAPLES Center will be the site of the annual celebration.  STAPLES Center last played host to NBA All-Star in 2004, and L.A. also hosted the All-Star Game in 1963, 1972, and 1983.In conjunction with All-Star Balloting, 2K Sports will give fans the opportunity to experience Los Angeles and the best of basketball by entering the NBA® 2K11Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to NBA All-Star 2011 and have their likeness as a digitized player incorporated in next year’s game, NBA® 2K12.1NBA Print App available for download on the HP Photosmart Premium Touchsmart Web All-in-One printer, HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One, HP Photosmart eStation, HP ENVY100 e-All-in-One2Requires an internet connection"

The complete ballot can be found after the jump.



Allen, Ray, Boston

Arenas, Gilbert, Washington

Bibby, Mike, Atlanta

Carter, Vince, Orlando

Chalmers, Mario, Miami

Collison, Darren, Indiana

Crawford, Jamal, Atlanta

DeRozan, DeMar, Toronto

Felton, Raymond, New York

Gordon, Ben, Detroit

Hamilton, Richard, Detroit

Harris, Devin, New Jersey

Holiday, Jrue, Philadelphia

Jackson, Stephen, Charlotte

Jennings, Brandon, Milwaukee

Johnson, Joe, Atlanta

Nelson, Jameer, Orlando

Rondo, Rajon, Boston

Rose, Derrick, Chicago

Salmons, John, Milwaukee

Stuckey, Rodney, Detroit

Wade, Dwyane, Miami

Wall, John, Washington

Williams, Mo, Cleveland


Boozer, Carlos, Chicago

Bosh, Chris, Miami

Brand, Elton, Philadelphia

Deng, Luol, Chicago

Diaw, Boris, Charlotte

Gallinari, Danilo, New York

Garnett, Kevin, Boston

Gooden, Drew, Milwaukee

Granger, Danny, Indiana

Hickson, J.J., Cleveland

Iguodala, Andre, Philadelphia

James, LeBron, Miami

Jamison, Antawn, Cleveland

Kleiza, Linas, Toronto

Lewis, Rashard, Orlando

Maggette, Corey, Milwaukee

Murphy, Troy, New Jersey

Pierce, Paul, Boston

Prince, Tayshaun, Detroit

Smith, Josh, Atlanta

Stoudemire, Amar’e New York

Wallace, Gerald, Charlotte

Williams, Marvin, Atlanta

Young, Thaddeus, Philadelphia


Bargnani, Andrea, Toronto

Bogut, Andrew, Milwaukee

Hibbert, Roy, Indiana

Horford, Al, Atlanta

Howard, Dwight, Orlando

Lopez, Brook, New Jersey

McGee, JaVale, Washington

Mohammed, Nazr, Charlotte

Noah, Joakim, Chicago

O’Neal, Shaquille, Boston

Varejao, Anderson, Cleveland

Wallace, Ben, Detroit



Billups, Chauncey, Denver

Brewer, Corey, Minnesota

Brooks, Aaron, Houston

Bryant, Kobe, L.A. Lakers

Conley, Mike, Memphis

Curry, Stephen, Golden State

Davis, Baron, L.A. Clippers

Ellis, Monta, Golden State

Evans, Tyreke, Sacramento

Fisher, Derek, L.A. Lakers

Ginobili, Manu, San Antonio

Gordon, Eric, L.A. Clippers

Kidd, Jason, Dallas

Martin, Kevin, Houston

Mayo, O.J., Memphis

Miller, Andre, Portland

Nash, Steve, Phoenix

Parker, Tony, San Antonio

Paul, Chris, New Orleans

Richardson, Jason, Phoenix

Roy, Brandon, Portland

Sefolosha, Thabo, Oklahoma City

Westbrook, Russell, Oklahoma City

Williams, Deron, Utah


Aldridge, LaMarcus, Portland

Anthony, Carmelo, Denver

Ariza, Trevor, New Orleans

Artest, Ron, L.A. Lakers

Beasley, Michael, Minnesota

Butler, Caron, Dallas

Duncan, Tim, San Antonio

Durant, Kevin, Oklahoma City

Gasol, Pau, L.A. Lakers

Gay, Rudy, Memphis

Green, Jeff, Oklahoma City

Griffin, Blake, L.A. Clippers

Hill, Grant, Phoenix

Jefferson, Al, Utah

Kirilenko, Andrei, Utah

Landry, Carl, Sacramento

Lee, David, Golden State

Love, Kevin, Minnesota

Nowitzki, Dirk, Dallas

Odom, Lamar, L.A. Lakers

Randolph, Zach, Memphis

Scola, Luis, Houston

Turkoglu, Hedo, Phoenix

West, David, New Orleans


Biedrins, Andris, Golden State

Bynum, Andrew, L.A. Lakers

Camby, Marcus, Portland

Cousins, DeMarcus, Sacramento

Gasol, Marc, Memphis

Haywood, Brendan, Dallas

Kaman, Chris, L.A. Clippers

Lopez, Robin, Phoenix

Nene, Denver

Okafor, Emeka, New Orleans

Okur, Mehmet, Utah

Yao, Ming, Houston

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