Five Hawks included on NBA All-Star ballot

Five members of the Atlanta Hawks were included on the 2010 NBA All-Star ballot, which was released earlier today.

Mike Bibby, Jamal Crawford and Joe Johnson are among the 24 guards on the Eastern Conference ballot. Josh Smith is among the group at forward and Al Horford is one of 12 on the ballot at center. Voting will continue through Jan. 18.

Next year's All-Star game will be played at the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Tex. and is scheduled for Feb. 14.