Should Lin be in All-Star Game?

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by USA Today Top Sports News Feed on Feb. 15, 2012, under USA Today Sports


All-Star games are less competition and more fan entertainment.

A chance for the best-0f-the-best to spin their greatest hits.

Nobody does it quite the NBA with a weekend of festivities that include skills competition, a dunk contest and a game that includes just enough defense to keep it from being a Pro Bowl.

When the NBA All-Star Weekend is fantastic the emphasis is always on ‘fan.’

So how can you have an All-Star game this year without the most talked about player in the league? Can the NBA go an entire weekend without a mention of Jeremy Lin?

Of course the New York Knicks guard hasn’t earned a spot on the team. You can’t do that in six games no matter how high the hysteria.

But when Spike Lee, Dwyane Wade, Derek Jeter, Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James are talking about you, the drumbeat gets loud.
 

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Lin is the most exciting player in the NBA right now. Start the guy. what difference does it make?
 

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all star games are for fans.

if fans want to see a 45 year old shaq, put him in. if fans want to see lin, put him in.
 

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The guys playing the game don't give a shit about what happens, so you might as well let the fans decide . Agree with previous posters.
 

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my question is ... should there even be an all-star game this season?
 

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reporting bettors put $3K on Lin to win MVP at 100-1, $5K at 75-1, $12K at 50-1. Now at 25-1
 

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If someone pulls out (D Rose?), no way Stern passes this up. I was watching Taiwan news earlier and he was the whole sportscast, 5+ minutes.
 

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– Jeremy Lin: World's fastest-growing athlete brand now worth $14 Million...............If they don't get him in they would be foolish
 

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jeremy lin has been added to the rookie vs sophmore game. will be on shaq's team
 

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I heard he will be assisting someone in the dunk contest. I forget who.
 

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