A quick scan of the top trending items in the NBA this week:
All-Star Game snubs?
There is little clamoring about All-Star Game selection snubs when the most worthy candidate could not have participated anyway.
Injured Clippers point guard Chris Paul was worthy of the honor, even if it meant one of Golden State’s four honorees would have had to wait to be an injury replacement. The Western Conference coaches seemed content in All-Star reserve voting to keep teams other than the Warriors to one representative.
When it came to the Clippers, that was center DeAndre Jordan. For Utah, it was Gordon Hayward. Those two choices kept out the most...