Chris Bosh's rebounding numbers didn't go up and neither did his All-Star voting numbers.
At least not enough for Bosh and the Miami Heat to make history.
Had the center been voted into the Feb. 17 game in Houston, the Heat would have become the first team since the 1990 Los Angeles Lakers to have three All-Star starters. It had been a foregone conclusion Miami forward LeBron James and guard Dwayne Wade would be named starters, and that was officially announced Thursday night.
For James, who led the Eastern Conference with more than 1.58 million votes, it will be his ninth straight All-Star start in his ninth overall game. For Wade, who led all East guards in the voting with more than 1.04 million votes, it will be his eighth start in a row in his ninth overall game.
In voting for frontcourt players, Bosh finished fourth, behind James, New York forward Carmelo Anthony and Boston center Kevin Garnett. This was despite a last-ditch campaign by the Heat and James and Wade, ...