Eastern Conference guard Deron Williams (8) of the New Jersey Nets tires to move past the defense of Western Conference guard Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers (3) in the fourth quarter at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game at the Amway Center. Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE

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2012 NBA All-Star Game: Knicks' Carmelo Anthony Starter For East Team

For the past few weeks, the talking surrounding the New York Knicks has been about phenom guard Jeremy Line. Well, on Sunday in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game (7:37 p.m. ET on TNT), star forward Carmelo Anthony will finally be the Knicks star, as he will be one of five starters for the Eastern Conference All-Star squad.

Anthony, who's leading New York with 21.4 points per game, will be playing along side Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard, which will all be trying to defeat the West Conference squad.

If you're not sure who was named to the All-Star game rosters, well, here's a complete list for your reading pleasure.

Here is the Eastern Conference roster (*denotes starter):

Dwyane Wade, Heat*
LeBron James, Heat*
Derrick Rose, Bulls*
Dwight Howard, Magic*
Carmelo Anthony, Knicks*
Rajon Rondo, Celtics
Paul Pierce, Celtics
Andre Iguodala, 76ers
Deron Williams, Nets
Roy Hibbert, Pacers
Chris Bosh, Heat
Luol Deng, Bulls

Here is the Western Conference roster (*denotes starter):

Kobe Bryant, Lakers*
Chris Paul, Clippers*
Blake Griffin, Clippers*
Kevin Durant, Thunder*
Andrew Bynum, Lakers*
Russell Westbrook, Thunder
Steve Nash, Suns
LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers
Kevin Love, Timberwolves
Marc Gasol, Grizzlies
Tony Parker, Spurs
Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks

For more on the Knicks, head over to the SB Nation blog, Posting And Toasting. For more Nets coverage, visit our team page or our blog Nets Daily. For more New York-related All-Star coverage, stay tuned to this StoryStream.

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2012 NBA All-Star Weekend Preview: Knicks, Nets Well Represented In All-Star Events

The 2012 NBA All-Star weekend is nearly upon us. The New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets will both have representatives as the various events this weekend.

Nets guard Deron Williams will play for the East as a reserve in the NBA All-Star game. Williams will also participate in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge. Williams will be joined on All-Star weekend by his teammates Anthony Morrow and Marshon Brooks. Morrow will participate in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest. Brooks will play in the Rising Stars Challenge on Team Chuck, selected by Charles Barkley.

The Knicks were to be represented by Iman Shumpert in the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, but he was injured and replaced by Jeremy Evans of the Jazz. The Knicks will be represented by Landry Fields and Jeremy Lin. Fields will play in the Rising Stars Challenge as well as participate in the Haier Shooting Stars Challenge with former Knick Allan Houston. Lin will play in the Rising Stars Challenge with Fields on Team Shaq, selected by Shaquille O'Neal.

Here's the schedule for the All-Star weekend events:

Friday, Feb. 24

Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (7 p.m., TV: TNT)

BBVA Rising Stars Challenge (9 p.m., TV: TNT)

Saturday, Feb. 25

NBA D-League All-Star Game (2 p.m., TV: NBA TV)

NBA All-Star Saturday Night (8:30 p.m., TV: TNT)

- 2012 Haier Shooting Stars (1st Event)
- 2012 Taco Bell Skills Challenge (2nd Event)
- 2012 Foot Locker Three-Point Contest (3rd Event)
- 2012 Sprite Slam Dunk (4th Event)

Sunday, Feb. 26

NBA All-Star Game (7:37 tip-off, TV: TNT)

For more on the Knicks, head over to the SB Nation blog, Posting And Toasting. For more Nets coverage, visit our team page or our blog Nets Daily. For more New York-related All-Star coverage, stay tuned to this StoryStream.

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2012 NBA All-Star Rosters: Knicks' Tyson Chandler, Amare Stoudemire Hope To Hear Names Called Thursday Night

The NBA will announce the reserves for the 2012 NBA All-Star game at 7 p.m. tonight on TNT. The 2012 NBA All-Star Game will be played on Feb. 26 at the Amway Center in Orlando.

New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler and forward Amare Stoudemire are hoping to be one of the seven reserves picked for the Eastern Conference. Their teammate Carmelo Anthony was previously named an Eastern starter for the game. Chandler has averaged 12 points per game and 9.9 rebounds per game for the Knicks this season. Stoudemire has averaged 18.2 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game.

Here's the list of the Eastern Conference starters:

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls
Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
LeBron James, Miami Heat
Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks
Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic

Here's the Western Conference starters:

Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers
Chris Paul, L.A. Clippers
Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
Blake Griffin, L.A. Clippers
Andrew Bynum, L.A. Lakers

-- For more on the Knicks, head over to the SB Nation blog, Posting And Toasting.

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NBA Rising Stars Challenge Roster Pool Announced: MarShon Brooks Among 18 Rookies, Sophomores Selected

Brooks has been selected to participate in the Rising Stars Challenge after averaging 14.8 points and 4.4 rebounds during the first 17 games of his NBA career.

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