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NBA All-Star Game 2015: Gordon Hayward is playing All-Star-ish, despite low votes

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G-Time is playing great, but he will have to wait in line before finding out if he is going to the All-Star Game.

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Let's be clear, Utah Jazz fans. I think Gordon Hayward is having an amazing season as his second go as the 1st option on his own team. I do not think that he's magically going to get a million votes in a few hours (not even a zerg rush) and be voted in as an All-Star starter. I think his nice season would get some consideration from coaches, but it's not like the Jazz gave iPads out to every coach or anything -- stuff that Portland does (and did for Brandon Roy, and back then it was iPods). (Seems like other teams recognize the benefit of having a star more than our franchise does...)

While Gordon is doing well I have to say that the low wins for this squad -- and the massive depth of the West -- make his inclusion almost entirely out of the question.

2014 2015 ALL STARS - WEST WITH INC VOTES

These are the top vote getters (so far), voting ends tonight, and NBA.com had this crazy article about who is winning right now. It looks like G-Time is comparable, but not distinguished enough. If you just look at the wings, and Gordon, you see that he's kinda right there -- but he's not amongst the tops.

2014 2015 ALL STARS - WEST WINGS WITH INC VOTES

So Gordon is playing All-Star-ish. He's not there yet. And while there's a chance that he gets in. But right now I think the All-Stars for the West break down as:

I think Gordon is playing well, but after looking at how well the other players are doing this season, I don't think I can argue for Gordon's inclusion unless I'm wearing my Jazz homer hat. He has improved quite a bit from last year (and I have the Synergy Stats to support that idea, and that post is dropping tomorrow). But what do you think?