NBA Players (& Some Moms) React On Social Media To All-Star Starters & Snubs

Published on January 22nd, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 3,417 views


On Thursday, the NBA announced who the fans selected as the starters for the 2016 NBA All-Star game. Like every year, the players took to social media to say thanks; other players sent congrats; and a few other players and lots of fans and members of the media brought up “snubs.”

Because winning a spot as a starter in the game is a popularity contest, I always find it amusing when people debate about “snubs” as if they were discussing All-NBA honors and awards. With that said, it was pretty ridiculous that Zaza Pachulia, who is having a fantastic season in Dallas, was almost named a starter and had more votes than Draymond Green.

Anyways, here’s all the chatter from social media.

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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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