Two Players With Local Ties Voted NBA All-Star Starters

Former Sooner Blake Griffin and Kevin Durant of the OKC Thunder are two of the starting five for the Western Conference in this month's NBA All Star Game.

The rest of the starting five is Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum of the LA Lakers, and Chris Paul of the Clippers.

For the Eastern Conference, the starting five is Dwayne Wade and Derek Rose in the backcourt, and LeBron James, Carmello Anthony, and Dwight Howard in the frontcourt.

The 2012 NBA All-Star Game is on February 26th in Orlando, FL.