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Old 08-21-2013, 05:18 AM   #1
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Default 2003 All-Star voting (MJ not so popular after all?)

http://www.nba.com/allstar2003/all_s...03_030123.html
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2003 NBA ALL-STAR GAME STARTING LINEUPS

Eastern Conference
F- Vince Carter (Toronto)
F- Jermaine O’Neal (Indiana)
C- Ben Wallace (Detroit)
G- Allen Iverson (Philadelphia)
G- Tracy McGrady (Orlando)

Western Conference
F- Tim Duncan (San Antonio)
F- Kevin Garnett (Minnesota)
C- Yao Ming (Houston)
G- Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
G- Steve Francis (Houston)

2003 NBA ALL-STAR BALLOTING

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Forwards: Vince Carter (Tor) 1,300,895; Jermaine O’Neal (Ind) 940,958; Grant Hill (Orl) 827,403;; Antoine Walker (Bos) 528,613; Kenyon Martin (NJ) 431,775; Latrell Sprewell (NY) 286,883; Shareef Abdur-Rahim (Atl) 269,601; Darius Miles (Cle) 263,009; Richard Jefferson (NJ) 241,090; Jamal Mashburn (NO) 235,417.

Guards: Tracy McGrady (Orl) 1,316,297; Allen Iverson (Phi) 1,155,897; Michael Jordan (Was) 1,082,909; Jason Kidd (NJ) 962,325; Paul Pierce (Bos) 313,652; Ray Allen (Mil) 266,735; Jerry Stackhouse (Was) 204,299; Baron Davis (NO) 189,818; Reggie Miller (Ind) 187,075; Ricky Davis (Cle) 166,745.

Centers: Ben Wallace (Det) 1,123,090; Dikembe Mutombo (NJ) 610,232; Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Cle) 297,895; Antonio Davis (Tor) 238,789; Brad Miller (Ind) 238,755; Brian Grant (Mia) 201,568; Tony Battie (Bos) 135,458; Theo Ratliff (Atl) 133,315; Todd MacCulloch (Phi) 130,256; Elden Campbell (NO) 121,352.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Forwards: Tim Duncan (SA) 1,179,955; Kevin Garnett (Min) 1,086,780; Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) 1,079,425; Chris Webber (Sac) 906,836; Peja Stojakovic (Sac) 308,524; Elton Brand (LAC) 260,313; Pau Gasol (Mem) 230,285; Scottie Pippen (Por) 213,529; Robert Horry (LAL) 184,971; Rasheed Wallace (Por) 184,535.

Guards: Kobe Bryant (LAL) 1,474,386; Steve Francis (Hou) 966,669; Steve Nash (Dal) 786,923; Mike Bibby (Sac) 630,766; Gary Payton (Sea) 511,056; Michael Finley (Dal) 464,740; Doug Christie (Sac) 224,015; Tony Parker (SA) 199,634; John Stockton (Uta) 184,404; Andre Miller (LAC) 180,260.

Centers: Yao Ming (Hou) 1,286,324; Shaquille O’Neal (LAL) 1,049,081; Vlade Divac (Sac) 362,451; David Robinson (SA) 270,042; Raef LaFrentz (Dal) 202,325; Michael Olowokandi (LAC) 126,992; Arvydas Sabonis (Por) 91,684; Marcus Camby (Den) 82,290; Erick Dampier (GS) 59,073; Radoslav Nesterovic (Min) 40,726.

TOP 10 OVERALL
Kobe Bryant (LAL) 1,474,386
Tracy McGrady (Orl) 1,316,297
Vince Carter (Tor) 1,300,895
Yao Ming (Hou) 1,286,324
Tim Duncan (SA) 1,179,955
Allen Iverson (Phi) 1,155,897
Ben Wallace (Det) 1,123,090
Kevin Garnett (Min) 1,086,780
Michael Jordan (Was) 1,082,909
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) 1,079,425

You'd think the greatest and most popular player of All-Time in his very last season/all-star game would get more love from the fans. It's crazy that Vince Carter at the top of his game was forced to step down for his Airness.

I wonder if Kobe or LeBron today would do the same for MJ?
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