The NBA All-Star ballot is no longer such an exclusive club.
For the first time voting for the All-Star Game will feature every player, the league announced Thursday.
Previously, the ballot was made up of 60 players from each conference. The players were determined by a panel of broadcasters and media members who cover the NBA.
“Our players are the most exciting athletes in the world,” NBA President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn said in a statement. “Our choice to include all NBA players is both a tribute to their skills and achievements, and another way to engage our fans in the full experience of NBA All-Star by giving them every option.”
Fans will continue to select two guards and three frontcourt players as starters.
The 2015 All-Star Game will be hosted by the Knicks and Nets and will be played Sunday, Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York. Other weekend activities will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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