With the All-Star voting process starting, the Los Angeles Clippers have five players on the ballot: Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and J.J. Redick. Here is the press release via the club:
Crawford is the team’s third leading scorer this season, averaging 17.0 points while connecting on a team-high 24 three-pointers. Griffin is seeking his fourth straight All-Star appearance and third straight start in the game. Griffin is one of three players in the NBA averaging 20-plus points and 10-plus rebounds. He is averaging a team-high 22.1 points and is seventh in the NBA with 10.8 rebounds per game this season. Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is listed on the All-Star ballot for the second time in his career. Jordan currently averages 10.8 points, is second in the NBA with 12.9 rebounds and 10th in the league with 1.89 blocks per game. Clippers guard Chris Paul is a six-time All-Star, has started the last three years and was named the MVP of the 2013 All-Star game. The All-NBA point guard is averaging 20.4 points, a league-high 12.8 assists and is second in the NBA with 2.89 steals per game. In his first season with the Clippers, guard J.J. Redick is averaging 16.1 points and has connected on 18 three-pointers this season.
NBA All-Star Balloting 2014 presented by Sprint gives fans around the world the opportunity to vote daily for their favorite players as starters for NBA All-Star Game 2014. This year, the NBA is expanding social media voting to include Instagram. Fans can use Instagram to vote by posting an original photo, using #NBABallot and the player’s first and last name in the photo caption. Fans can vote for 10 unique players per day.
For the second year in a row, NBA fans can vote via social media networks, including Facebook and Twitter, and Sina Weibo and Tencent Microblog in China. Twitter voting allows fans to tweet a vote for 10 unique players each day throughout the All-Star balloting period. The tweet must include the player’s first and last name, along with hash tag #NBABallot. Facebook voting allows fans to comment on official league, team, or international NBA All-Star Facebook pages by commenting below the post with #NBABallot and the player’s first and last name. Voters can select 10 unique players per day.