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NBA All-Star debate: Starters, reserves and East vs. West

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Stephen A. would be fine sitting AD rest of the regular season (2:28)

Stephen A. Smith breaks down Anthony Davis' calf injury and what it means for the Lakers this season and in the future. (2:28)

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game is almost here, and trying to predict who will and won't make the rosters is still proving to be a challenge. Will the injury to Anthony Davis allow for a first-time All-Star in the West? Will the Brooklyn Nets' acquisition of James Harden mean that either he or Kyrie Irving won't make the team?

Our panel of experts debate which players are worthy starters and reserves, which conference will have the better All-Star roster and which players can claim the most underappreciated cases to play in Atlanta.