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Chuck Disappointed as Player Misses All-Star Starter Spot

Published January 26, 2024 at 3:34 PM

The recent announcement of the NBA All-Star starters has stirred debate, with Charles Barkley expressing disappointment over Jalen Brunson's absence from the starting lineup. Barkley's comments shed light on the perceived oversight in recognizing Brunson's impactful contributions to the resurgent New York Knicks.

In response to the lineup, Barkley remarked,
"I would have loved to see Jalen Brunson as a starter...he made the Knicks relevant for the first time since Patrick Ewing."

This statement underscores Brunson's influence on the Knicks, breathing new life into the team and drawing attention to their recent success.

Brunson's impressive stats—26.5 points/game, 6.4 assists, and 47.8% shooting—make a strong case for his All-Star spot. Despite the Knicks being 4th in the East with an 8-2 record in their last 10 games and a five-game win streak, no player secured a starting position.

Barkley's frustration reveals the subjective nature of All-Star selections. Brunson's standout performance and the Knicks' recent success argue for his inclusion. As the All-Star weekend nears, debates on recognition and selection criteria will persist.

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January 26   |   139 answers
Chuck Disappointed as Player Misses All-Star Starter Spot

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