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Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving ranks fourth among all Eastern Conference guards in NBA All-Star balloting. Anderson Varejao ranks 12th among frontcourt players.
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving ranks fourth in NBA All-Star balloting in the Eastern Conference backcourt with 155,989 votes. Irving trails Dwyane Wade (430,925 votes), Rajon Rondo (382,613 votes), and Deron Williams (211,426 votes). Irving missed significant time with a broken finger this season, but is averaging 22.2 points and 5.9 assists per game this season. Wade and Rondo are currently on track to be the starting guards for the Eastern Conference.
Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao ranks 12th in voting for the Eastern Conference frontcourt with 57,336 votes. Varejao currently leads the NBA with 14.8 rebounds per game, but trails LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, Chris Bosh, Tyson Chandler, Paul Pierce, Joakim Noah, Josh Smith, Andrew Bynum, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Shane Battier. James leads all players with 641,348 votes. James, Anthony, and Garnett would be the current starting frontcourt for the East.
All-Star balloting will conclude on Jan. 14, and the results will be aired on TNT on Jan. 17. You can vote online at NBA.com.