Sports | MVP Nash sits on the All-Star bench while and old and busted Shaq starts.
by John Dawson
Posted 2/24/07, 12:00 am
If political theorists ever wanted to poke holes in the American democratic system, the fan voting for the NBA All-Star game might be the place to start. Even before Phoenix point guard Steve Nash ruled out appearing at the NBA's All-Star game on Feb. 18, the league's fans decided Nash was good enough only to ride pine during the game's tipoff. Why? Fans cast only 1.5 million ballots for Nash, the reigning two-time league MVP.