- ‘Tis the Season: London florist creates $4.6 million Christmas wreath
- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
Dirk Nowitzki, Paul Pierce All-Stars; runs end for Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan
Coaches had to pick two forwards, two guards, a center, and two players regardless of position. They couldn’t vote for one of their own players.
That left out All-Star hopefuls such as Milwaukee’s Brandon Jennings, the Knicks’ Stoudemire — who misses a chance to play near his Florida home — the Grizzlies’ Rudy Gay, and Golden State’s Monta Ellis. Houston’s Kyle Lowry also fell short in the West, where coaches picked three other point guards.
Minnesota’s awful record last season nearly cost Love, though he eventually made it as an injury replacement. Putting up big numbers again and this time with the Timberwolves on the right side of .500, he was an easy pick.
“It’s a lot of joy,” Love said. “It’s really a respect thing. I’ve had a great season thus far and we’ve had some success as a team. For me, it’s definitely a big deal. I put in a lot of work these last three and a half seasons and I don’t intend on stopping.”
The snubbed players still have a chance if there is an injury. Commissioner David Stern chooses the injury replacements.
AP Sports Writers Jimmy Golen in Boston and Jon Krawczynski in Minneapolis contributed to this report.
By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend's shopping jumps to his death
- CURL: Obama tells a whopper on IRS scandal
- Satanists petition for statue at Oklahoma Statehouse
- Lawmakers see 'false narrative' of Obama as a terrorist fighter
- Ted Cruz sees legal landmines ahead for Obamacare
- Obama lied about Syrian chemical attack, 'cherry-picked' intelligence: report
- MILLER: Brady Campaign says Colorado recalls due to NRA, not grassroots opposition to gun control
- Bill OReilly reminds: Nelson Mandela was a communist
- Tech companies call for an end to NSA online snooping
- MSNBC host: Obamacare a 'wealthy white men' racist word
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Find the latest news and happening that effect those in the Washington D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland Metro region.
The world impacts us. What happens in our towns, cities, states, country and on this planet makes a difference to us.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
Brazen, leading-edge, “call it like it is” columns and reporting from Ohio native, radio host and writer, Sara Marie Brenner.
White House pets gone wild!
Let it snow