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No Celtics selected as NBA All-Star starters

Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum could still be heading to the mid-season classic.

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Here are your Eastern Conference All-Star starters:

In the final fan tally, Jaylen Brown finished 5th in guards behind James Harden and Zach LaVine and ahead of yesterday’s and tomorrow night’s opponent, Trae Young. Jayson Tatum nearly made it as a starter as the 4th frontcourt player ahead of the Heat’s Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo:

That doesn’t mean that neither player will ultimately represent the Celtics on March 7th in Atlanta for the mid-season classic. Fans select the starters and those totals make up 50% of the entire vote. The remaining 50% is split between the players and media. Here’s how they fared in those rankings:

The rest of the roster will be revealed on February 23rd at 7 pm on TNT NBA Tip-Off. Those remaining seven spots are voted on by the coaches, but if they more or less are in line with the fans, players, and media, Tatum and Brown are near shoe-ins for the distinction.

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