Every season, there are several All-Star snubs that stick in the collective craw of NBA fans. This year is no different, with Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez standing out as the most glaring omission. (Steph Curry was the biggest snub in the West, but that conference is significantly more crowded.) Unfortunately for Lopez, he was the victim of the fact that only 12 players can be chosen.
Perhaps those limits are unfair. The All-Star Game is a fun exhibition, after all, and there's no real reason why the lineups should have to conform to the rules of a standard NBA game. Why limit the party?
LeBron James, this year's leading All-Star vote-getter, agrees that the rosters should be expanded — he thinks there should be 15 players per conference. Except, when James tweeted out his thoughts, he left Lopez off his list of deserving additions:Read More »from LeBron James wants to expand All-Star rosters, fails to acknowledge Brook Lopez