SHENZHEN, China — Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry believes the changes the NBA announced surrounding the All-Star Game are “great for the game.”
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association announced Tuesday that the exhibition game held in the middle of the season will no longer be an East vs. West format. Under the new rules, the leading vote-getters from each conference will be the captains of the two teams, and each will choose his team from the pool of All-Stars, regardless of conference affiliation. The pool is still made up of 12 players from each conference.
“I think it’s great for the game to kind of spice it up a little bit,” Curry told ESPN before Wednesday’s practice. “Give the fans a little bit more interest in how the teams are going to unfold. It’s great to follow how the 24-man rosters are voted on by the fans and the coaches but now there’s another element of mixing the East and the West and giving different
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